Rivers United Championship Form May Just Be Enough For NPFL Title


After week 20 matches, Rivers United are top of the NPFL table and in the form of their lives.

In 20 matches, the pride of rivers have only lost once while having the league’s top scorer in their fold.

Furthermore, Rivers United also owns the top two players on the scorers’ chart.

Rivers United attackers

Ishaq leads the goal scorers chart with 11 goals while Chijioke Akuneto is in second with nine goals.

Rivers United boasts of a fierce attacking force of Nyima Nwagua, Ishaq Kayode and the addition of Benard Ovoke in the midseason window.

Rivers United On Scorers Chart

Meanwhile, the strike force has netted 35 goals while conceding only ten goals.

Coach of the team, Stanley Eguma, says the belief system is what s helping the team out.

Stanley Eguma
“We are still focused; management, players and sponsors are still focusing on our ambition. As you can see, the way we played today, we didn’t play as if we were in an away game. That’s our tradition. Wherever we go to play, we see the game the same anywhere, home and away, and we will continue to give our best”.

Ishaq Rivers United

Rivers United beat defending champions Akwa United 4-0 on match-day 19 before picking a 1-1 draw away on MD20.

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