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Dramatic comeback as Rivers United beat Heartland in friendly

  • Rivers United secured a thrilling 2-1 comeback victory against Heartland.
  • The match took place at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt.
  • Rivers United displayed resilience, overturning an early deficit with goals in the second half to claim the win.

In a friendly match, Rivers United secured a remarkable comeback victory against a determined Heartland side at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt. The final score was 2-1 in favour of Rivers United.

The match-drama started with an early strike by Heartland in the first half, putting Rivers United on the back foot despite their dominance in the initial stages of the game.

However, the tides shifted in the second half as Alex Oyowah’s powerful header and Yao Benard’s last-minute strike propelled Rivers United to a well-deserved win, delighting their fans.

Stanley Eguma’s squad, determined and resilient, turned the tables immediately after the halftime break, showcasing their determination and skill on the field.

With this victory under their belt, Rivers United can now focus their attention on the upcoming CAF Confederation Cup second-round clash against Etoile Filante of Burkina Faso, where they aim to continue their impressive performance.

Idris Abdullahi

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