BY SAMMY WEJINYA.
As the Nigeria football season kicks off on Sunday, Rivers United FC have unveiled its new kits ahead of the 2018/2019 football season in Nigeria.
Newly contracted and retained players from the previous season were also presented to fans and assembled media.
The unveiling and presentation ceremony took place at the club’s home ground, the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, in Port Harcourt on Saturday.
Rivers United will compete in the Nigeria Professional Football League and the Rivers State FA Cu which is the qualifying contest for the AITEO Cup in 2019.
General Manager of the club, Okey Kpalukwu stated that the aspirations of the club remain the same as seasons gone by.
“Anyone association with Rivers United FC understands that we always strive for excellence at all times,” Kpalukwu told the club’s official website, www.riversunitedfc.com.ng
“Last season, we did not perform as well as we would have liked to but we are aiming to correct that this time around.
“The objective is to be successful in every competition that we enter for,” he said.
Technical Manager of the club, Azunda Stanley Eguma and Co-ordinator general, Bashiru Badawiy also restated Chief Kpalukwu’s submission that all Rivers United will continue its drive to become the most foremost football club in Nigeria.