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CAFCC: Dominant Rivers United Thrash Al Nasr In Port Harcourt

CAFCC: Dominant Rivers United Thrash Al Nasr In Port Harcourt

Rivers United put one leg into the money spinning group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup after a comprehensive 5-0 win against Al Nasr of Libya in the first leg playoff round tie.

The Port Harcourt club dominated the game from start to finish.

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Experienced defender Ebube Duru gave the home team the lead from the spot on 12 minutes.

Kazie Enyinnaya doubled Rivers United’s lead with a fine finish two minutes later.

Rivers United continued to pile pressure on the visitors and were rewarded with another goal through Ghanaian midfielder, Paul Acquah a minute before half-time.

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The pattern of play continued after the break with Rivers United looking to to score more goals.

Duru scored another penalty to make it 4-0 in the 64th minute

The Port Harcourt club further increased their lead courtesy of a thunderous shot from Malachi Ohawume eight minutes later.

The second leg will hold at the Martyrs Stadium, Benghazi on Wednesday, November 9.

The overall winners will proceed to the group stage of the competition.

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  • Coache 1 month ago

    Weldone guys. Plateau United also won 4 goals to one today.

     
  • Glory 1 month ago

    A big congratulations to both Rivers utd and plateau utd, truly proud of both teams. Anyway, just want to encourage our league coaches to improve on quickness of movement of our local teams. Majority of times all our local teams; clubsides/national teams seem to play without any form of urgency. Might just be that attention, may not have been be drawn to this hence the reason they keep playing that way.

     
  • Oakfield 4 weeks ago

    Congrats boys. Please, we need more of these kind of results. We know that our league is bad but with shear determination (not minding the unfriendly circumstances surrounding you), perseverance and grit, success would be yours. You need to pragramme your pyche to winning. Losing should not be an option. This is what drives successful people/teams/organizations. Jisi nu ike!