Lagos - Nigeria Premier League club Rivers United defeated lower
tier side Kaduna United 4-0 in the Federation Cup Round of 32 match played on Wednesday.
Guy Kuemian’s first half brace put the Port Harcourt club
ahead before Onyekachi Okafor and Chinonso Okonkwo scored spectacular goals in
the second half to complete a good day, News24 report.
“Rivers United is a powerful team with a great attack.”
Okpula said after the game on Wednesday.
“They hold on to the ball very well and they are very fast,”
Eguma also voiced his sentiments after a performance that
exemplified near perfection.
“It was a difficult game irrespective of the margin of
“I expected a very tough game because Kaduna United played
in the (top flight of Nigerian football) very recently.
“We had a difficult start to the game but we played better
in the second half.
“The goals have started coming for us because the team is
beginning to gel,” he said.
Rivers United have now scored eight goals in their two
Federation Cup games this year having defeated Papilo FC 4-3 in the round of
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