Rivers United wins NPFL Super 4 tournament

Premier League runners-up, Rivers United, have emerged winners of the 2016 Super Four Pre-season tournament organised by the League Management Company in Enugu.

The competition, which began last Wednesday, featured the top four teams from the end of the 2015/2016 season of the Premier League. Rangers and Rivers will represent the country in the CAF Champions League while Ifeanyi Ubah and Wikki Tourists will compete in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup.

The Port Harcourt team finished above rivals, Enugu Rangers, with six points from three matches. Rangers finished second with five points while Wikki Tourists finished third with four points and FC IfeanyiUbah held the rear with one point from their three matches.

In the first round of matches, Wikki beat IfeanyiUbah 2-1 while Rangers beat Rivers 2-0. The second round of matches saw Wikki and Rangers play a barren draw while Rivers beat IfeanyiUbah. In Sunday’s matches, Rivers were 1-0 winners over Wikki while IfeanyiUbah held Rangers to a 1-1 draw.

 

Aisha JM