By Adam Jesse
Rivers United qualified for the semi finals of the Gov Okowa Pre Season Tourney following a 1-1 draw with MFM FC in their final group match on Monday morning.
The Olukoya Boys produced an inspired performance and were held to a draw at the Stephen Keshi Stadium.
MFM FC under fire since the competition got underway went in front courtesy of a 4th minute spot kick from Clement Ogu.
Tony Bolus’ wards were given a warning when Chigozie Ihunda’s penalty kick came off the bar.
The Lagos side were stunned when Bakari Bamba equalised in the 85th minute.
A delighted Stanley Eguma, Head Coach Rivers United while speaking with Gov Okowa Pre Season Tourney Media noted: “We took part in the Gov Okowa Pre Season Tourney with a view of giving some players some test games.
“And this has paid off as we now know the quality of each and every player.
“We’ve have used different squads for the games we played, as the experienced ones were used in the game against Delta Force, while a mix of our young lads and some who were recommended to us played today.
“At the end, the team got 8 points from four games. This is a good omen for us.”
Table toppers Rivers United have accumulated eight points from four games while MFM FC have picked a solitary point in Group A.