August 16, 2022

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Rivers United gamers get $20,000 every for profitable NPFL title


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Rivers United gamers have been rewarded with $20,000 every by Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike for profitable the 2021/22 Nigeria Skilled Soccer League title.

The gamers and their officers have been hosted by the state authorities in Port Harcourt on Thursday morning.

The Port Harcourt primarily based membership received the state’s first ever NPFL title with a document 77 factors this season after many failed makes an attempt.

This occurs to be a parting reward for the governor who’s tenure ends subsequent 12 months.

Governor Nyesom Wike has invested closely within the membership since he took over the helm of affairs and the state and his funding yielded in direction of the tip of his tenure.

The membership’s ahead Chijoke Akuneto additionally emerged high scorer with 19 objectives.

Other than the financial reward, the gamers and their officers may also embark on a two-week coaching tour in Madrid, Spain earlier than the beginning of the 2022/23 season.

Wike additionally promised the gamers $40,000 in the event that they make it to the group section of subsequent season’s CAF Champions League.

No Nigerian membership has lifted the CAF Champions League title since Enyimba received it again to again in 2002 and 2003.

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