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Former Remo Stars striker, Okpe hands victory to Rivers United



Rivers United on Thursday handed a 2-0 defeat to visiting Remo Stars in a rescheduled Match Day 1 fixture.

The match was rescheduled owing to Rivers United’s continental engagement.

The home side went ahead in the 14th minute when Alex Oyowah converted a penalty kick. The home side held on tenaciously to the slim lead until the 90th minute when former Remo Stars player, Andy Okpe  blasted from 25 yards to give Rivers United an emphatic 2-0 win.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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