March, 20 2022.
Rivers United forward, Chijioke Akuneto has netted his first hatrick of the season. He is the first player this season, to have scored a hatrick, as far as NPFL is concerned.
His goals ensured that Rivers United is in the Summit of the NPFL.
The Former MFM and heartland player who was discovered by Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu during his reign as head coach of MFM of lagos, can't just stop scoring.
Chijioke Akuneto was the hero yet again as his three goals propelled Rivers United to a 4-1 win over Akwa United.
For this 2021/2022 season, he has scored 9 goals in 19 games so far, and still counting, as he becomes the first hatrick hero of the season.