Rivers United technical manager, Stanley Eguma believes his can get a win against Kaduna United in the round of 32 of the Federation Cup.


United beat Papilo FC 4-3 in a thrilling round of 64 game in May to reach this stage of the competition.

Eguma wants a similar performance from his charges if they are to progress even further in Nigeria’s oldest football competition.

“It is a very big match for us. The Federation Cup is a unique competition.

“The competition is no respecter of persons.

“Kaduna United is an experienced side as they have played in the (Nigerian top flight) in the past.

“We will not take them for granted,” Eguma told supersport.com.

The Rivers United trainer however expects the lower tier club to enjoy certain advantages over his side in the game.

“Kaduna United have not played quite as many games this season as Rivers United.

“There is also a little bit of fatigue for us (United play five competitive games in the next 12 days).

“We will however fashion out a way to contain them as the target is to win that game,” he said.

Rivers United and Kaduna United will meet in the round of 32 of the Federation Cup today at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi.


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