March, 25 2023.
Rivers United FC will seek to begin the second stanza of the Nigeria Premier Football League on a winning note and further enhance their Super 6 qualification target by moving to the top of the table, if they get a result against Abia Warriors at the Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium in a 4pm kickoff on Sunday.
The Umuahia Landlords sit three places below second-positioned Rivers United in the Group B standings and as the team are without a win in three and they will be desperate to create an upset in Port Harcourt.
Rivers United (2nd, 18 pts): W,D,W,D,W,D
Abia Warriors (5th, 14 pts): D,L,D,W,W,L
Head To Head
In the last 16 Premier League meetings between the pair, Abia Warriors have come out as the better side having won 5, drawn 7 and lost 4 to the Pride of Rivers.
Rivers United fans will be expecting a positive result as the Stanley Eguma's side is yet to taste defeat to the Warriors in their last 7 meetings. The reverse fixture ended goalless in Umuahia on 4th March 2023.
Match Overview; Rivers United vs Abia Warriors
Date: Sunday 26th March 2023
Venue: Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium