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Rivers United coach eyes Pillars victory

15 April 2016, 16:44

Lagos - Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma is eying victory against Kano Pillars, but says his side must be in top form to achieve the feat.

Rivers United host Pillars, a four-time champion, in a Nigeria Premier League MatchDay 12 game on Sundayat the Yakubu Gowon stadium in Port Harcourt

The Port Harcourt club suffered their first defeat in four matches away to Heartland in Owerri on April, and will be looking to return to winning ways.

Also read: Heartland hailed for beating Rivers United

“The game against Kano Pillars is a big game and we have to work harder than we have ever worked so far this season to (amass) the points.

“We have been pushed to the wall (after the defeat to Heartland) so we have to ensure that we beat (Pillars).

“Getting our tactics right on the day will be important and if we manage to do that, we will win,” Eguma told supersport.com.

Rivers United currently occupies seventh spot in the NPFL standings with 16 points from 11 matches while Pillars are fifth in the classification with 18 points from 10 matches.

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