By John Diidi.
Rivers United manager, Stanley Eguma has said that his team Will get better after their 2-1 victory over Kano Pillars on Sunday in the Match day 3 NPFL fixture at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt.
Goals from Bamba Bakari in the 20th minute and Guy Kuemain’s second half strike was enough to give the “Pride of Rivers” victory.
Speaking to the press and TPCN correspondence after the game, Stanley Eguma had this to say; “I want to thank the players for putting up the effort today. We prepared very hard for this game, we know Pillars is a big team and we have respect for them. They also gave us a good run for our money”
“It’s not easy to travel all the way from Jos to port Harcourt and play like this. I want to believe that we have not reached our best, as our best is yet to come”
“We have young crop of players in the team, who are trying to learn the rhythm and philosophy of the team. Our game today was better than the first game, and I can assure you we would get better than what you have seen today”
“We have a lot of young boys because we want to build for the future, and make sure we get to the continent this time around”
“We have won today, but it’s not yet time for celebration as we need to work harder for our next game away to Sunshine stars. Because we need to also get it well at away and not just at home. So we are still on track, as it is still work in progress and we hope to get it better”
Rivers United will travel to Akure on Wednesday 24th, for a date Sunshine Stars in a Match day 4 midweek fixture.