NPFL: Rivers United renew rivalry with Abia Warriors
NPFL By: Ayodeji Tunde | 05/05/2018
Rivers United will face Abia Warriors in Port Harcourt on Sunday as the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) enters
Ndifreke Effiong and Samson Obi starred in the win in Umuahia and will be looking to replicate positive performances for the Warriors at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium on Sunday.Head coach of the Warriors, Emmanuel Deutsch expects a difficult challenge when they face United on Sunday.“Rivers United is a very good team, they are very physical and compact. They are very tall and my attackers are very short, Deutsch told our official website, www.riversunitedfc.com.ng.Technical manager of Rivers United, Eguma Stanley was displeased with his side’s reverse in Umuahia a week ago but believes the tables will be turned this time around in Port Harcourt.“Abia Warriors are a good side and I believe that we will be very prepared in the (reverse fixture). “We have seen them and will work on (exploiting) their lapses and ensure that we get a better performance in (Port Harcourt),” Eguma said.