CCAF: Rivers United Beat Futuro Kings 2-0

CCAF: Rivers United Beat Futuro Kings 2-0
CCAF: Rivers United Beat Futuro Kings 2-0

CCAF: Rivers United Beat Futuro Kings 2-0
.. Advance To Next Stage

From Madu Barth,Port Harcourt

Rivers United FC of Port Harcourt, Sunday beat their opponent,Futuro Kings FC of Equatorial Guinea 2-0 via penalty shootout to advance to the next stage of the 2020/2021 Confederation Africaine De Football CAF Total  Confederation Cup.

The tension soaked encounter that took place at Adokiye Amiesamaka Stadium ,Omagwa saw the teams settling for 2-1, making it a tie from the first leg in Guinea that ended 1-2 in favour of Futuro Kings.

The resultant penalty shootout,saw the Futuro lads throwing away 4 of their 5 penalties. Rivers United on the other hand,converted their 2 penalties to emerge winners.

With this victory,the Pride of Rivers are good to go to the next round of the competition.
The three goals came in the 12th,38th and 51st minutes respectively and scored by Godwin Aguda,Samson Adedipe and Pedro Asu. This brought the scoreline to 2-1 at regulation time in favour of Rivers United.

The Technical Manager of Rivers United, Stanley Eguma was seen beaming with smiles,as officials of the team hugged  him profusely to celebrate the hard earned victory.