Rivers United will officially open camp for the 2019/2020 football season on Sunday August 4 2019, reports Completesports.com.
All the retained and new players are expected to be in camp on the official resumption date.
The first training session of the club ahead of the upcoming season will hold on Tuesday 6th August 2019.
Speaking to the club’s official website, riversunitedfc.com.ng,General Manager of the club, Chief Dr. Okey Kpalukwu added that any retained player who fails to report to camp on or before the 6th of August will be sanctioned.
Chief Kpalukwu further expressed gratitude to the sponsors and people of Rivers State, noting that the 2019/20 season will be an eventful one for the club.
“We were just 90 minutes away from picking a continental ticket last season and we are certain the upcoming season will be a lot more positive for us,” Kpalukwu explained.
“We’re poised to do better this term and make Rivers people proud.
“We’ve set up camp and every necessary step is being taken to ensure we get back to the top.”
Rivers United FC finished in fifth place in Group A of the abridged 2018/2019 NPFL season and reached the semifinals of the he AITEO Cup competition.
By Adeboye Amosu