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Sports News of Monday, 13 September 2021


Rivers United won't relent on first leg advantage against Young Africans - Duru

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Rivers united defender Ebube Duru has stated that the Nigeria Professional Football League side won’t relent on the 1-0 advantage gotten over Tanzanian side Young Africans after a spirited display in the first leg of the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League.

Duru speaking in a chat with stressed that the win was massive for the Port Harcourt based side after a ploy by the host country to favour the home team with about five Rivers players adjudged to have tested positive for Covid-19 two hours to kickoff.

He added that the team will consolidate on the result gotten yesterday ahead of next week’s second leg clash when they host the Tanzanian side.