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Excited Rivers United coach lauds Ovoke, others

11 July 2016, 16:19

Port Harcourt - The Rivers United technical manager, Stanley Eguma has lauded his charges for the slim 1-0 win over Nigeria Tornadoes in a Nigeria Professional Football League games on Sunday.

“We did not underestimate Tornadoes because we know they are a very strong team.

“They gave us a tough battle as we expected but in the end, we were able to win and that was the most important thing."

Also read: Ovoke apologizes to Eguma, teammates

He however rued the missed chances that came their way.

“They played well but if we had converted the chances we got today, the margin of victory would have been wider,” Eguma said.

News24 reported that Ovoke was the match winner for Rivers United as they overpowered Niger Tornadoes 1-0 in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game decided on Sunday at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium.

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