Port Harcourt - The Executive Governor of Rivers State
Nyesom Wike has commended players and officials of Nigeria Professional
Football League (NPFL) club, Rivers United following their sparkling 3-1
victory over Enugu Rangers on Sunday.
A brace from Bernard Ovoke and a superb long range finish by
Christian Weli gave the ‘Pride of Rivers’ the deserved win over table-topping
Enugu Rangers in the exciting match day 14 clash decided at the Yakubu Gown Stadium, Port Harcourt.
Governor Wike praised the team for their continued hard work
and determination while charging them not to rest on their laurels.
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“I want to commend the members of Rivers United for the
impressive victory over Enugu Rangers.
“This is indeed a job well done.
“For them to have defeated the current league leaders, it
shows that they know what the task ahead is all about,” Governor Wike said.
While wishing the team more success, the Governor promised
to offset the balance of financial entitlements owed them by the former
administration in Rivers State.
Rivers United currently occupies the sixth position on the
NPFL table with 22 points from 14 matches.For
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