Rivers United emerges victorious over Niger Tornadoes in exciting 5-goal match

Excitement filled the air as Rivers United secured a 3-2 victory against Niger Tornadoes in a riveting match held at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Sunday.

The win has given Rivers United a glimmer of hope in their bid to avoid relegation.

The home team took the lead courtesy of Captain Nyima Nwagua in the 15th minute.

Just five minutes later, Ekerette Udom extended their lead, putting them in a commanding position.

Niger Tornadoes showed resilience as Clinton Jeptha scored to pull one back on the hour mark.

However, Rivers United quickly reestablished their two-goal advantage through Abubakar Adams, just two minutes after conceding.

The tension heightened when Bashir Usman narrowed the margin 13 minutes before the final whistle, setting up a thrilling finish.

With this important victory, Rivers United climbed to ninth place in the standings, while Tornadoes are positioned at 12th place.

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