CAFCC: Rivers United edges KCCA in PortHarcourt

Posted on Jun 21 2017 - 6:15am by admin

by way of Monica Iheakam

RIVERS United FC has moved to the second place of team A with six factors within the CAF Confederations Cup after defeating Uganda’s Kampala Capital city 2-1 at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt.

Rivers United claimed an early lead via Bernard Ovoke in just fifty four seconds of the exhausting fought conflict with Frederick Obomate doubling the tally fifteen minutes later to ignite hopes of 1 / 4 closing placement.

Godfrey Serunkuma, tried to scale back the intention margin for the traveling KCCA who were desperate for a draw to stable their quarter closing berth.

KCCA were compelled to impact a change in the 51st minute as first choice keeper Douglas Kisembo used to be substituted because of in- jury and used to be changed via Benjamin Ochan.

within the 89th minute, KCCA’s Habib Kavuma was once despatched off for a 2d yellow card.

The pride of Rivers have scored in all their earlier continental suits at Yakubu Gowon Stadium towards AS actual Bamako (Mali), Al Merreikh (Sudan), Rayon sports (Rwanda) and FUS Rabat (Morocco).

it would be recalled that KCCA beat Rivers United 2-1 in the reverse fixture in Kampala on June 3. they’ve lost all of the 5 away video games they have performed on the continent this 12 months.

Rivers United’s next recreation is at house towards club Africa in of Tunisia which comes up on solar- day, July 2.

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