The club revealed via its official twitter handle that players and official of the ‘Pride of Rivers’ arrived the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja late Sunday night to intensify preparation for the new season.
“We have just arrived in Abuja for the second phase of our pre-season for the 2016/17 campaign. The hard work starts now,” the club wrote on twitter. Rivers United finished as NPFL runners-up last season, and will represent Nigeria on the continent in the CAF Champions League next year.
Meanwhile, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike promised that the team would embark on European tour in preparation for the CAF Champions League during the special dinner organized in honour of the club last month.