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Rivers United move on from Abia Warriors setback

26 September 2016, 14:33

Port Harcourt - Technical manager of Rivers United, Stanley Eguma says his charges are bitterly disappointed following their failure to beat Abia Warriors on match day 37 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

A plethora of missed chances by the homes side characterized United’s 0-0 draw with the Warriors in a tense contest at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium on Sunday.

Eguma has now declared that crying over spilt milk will do no good and is now training his sights on the club’s next game away to Akwa United on October 2.

Also read: Rivers United coach Eguma laments big loss

“It is quite unfortunate we did not win because we prepared so well for this game.

“We missed a lot of goal scoring opportunities in both halves of the game.

“We still have a last game to play and we will try to win that game against Akwa United in Uyo,” he said.

Rivers United is currently in second place on the NPFL standings with 57 points from 35 matches.

News24 reported that Rivers United captain, Festus Austin called on players of the club not to let their heads drop following their 2-0 loss to FC IfeanyiUbah in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) in June.

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