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Super 4: Wassa pleased to open Rivers United account

10 December 2016, 18:35

Enugu: Gabriel Wassa has spoken about his pleasure at scoring his first goal for Rivers United in the club’s 2-0 win over FC IfeanyiUbah in their second game of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super 4 on Friday.

Wassa struck in the 69th minute to double United’s lead after Lukman Mohammed had opened the scoring for the Port Harcourt club in the 11th minute against the Anambra Warriors at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu.

The winger was pleased to make a goal scoring contribution for the ‘Pride of Rivers’ as they notched up their first win in Nigeria’s most prestigious pre-season tournament.

“I am very happy to have scored my first goal for Rivers United.

“I tried to do it against Enugu Rangers but I was unlucky.

Also read: Super 4: Rangers’ Egbuchulam pleased with brace

“The goal was important because it gave us the win against a difficult FC Ifeanyiubah side.

“Now we must focus on winning our next game against Wikki Tourists,” he explained in a chat with www.riversunitedfc.com.ng.

Rivers United is currently in third place on the Super 4 standings with three points from two games.

News24 reported that Enugu Rangers coach, Imama Amapakabo was full of praise for Rivers United despite masterminding a 2-0 defeat of the Port Harcourt club in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super 4 on Wednesday.

Chisom Egbuchulam’s stunning second half double at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu put the ‘Pride of Rivers’ to the sword as the ‘Flying Antelopes’ hit the ground running in Nigeria’s biggest pre-season tournament.

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