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Rivers United Threaten To Pull Out of The League

Rivers United have notified the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that they are reviewing their further involvement in all football related activities in the country.
The club in a press statement signed by the secretary, Ahmed Abdulrahman and addressed to the NFF’s General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi the club revealed that the action became necessary because of their perceived unfair treatment always against them.

“I have been directed by the management of Rivers United to notify you that the sponsors of the team, Rivers State Government is currently reviewing the club’s participation in all football related activities due to unfair actions always taken against the team despite its huge investment and contribution to the development of the game in Nigeria,” the press statement said.

“Rivers United is by this letter withdrawing the earlier sent letter dated 1st May 2024 on the match timing for the 2024 Federation Cup with the subject “Re Rescheduled Federation Cup Round 64 “, without prejudice.”

Rivers United are scheduled to face Ikukuoma FC today in the Round of 64 of the President’s Federation Cup in Aba but it is yet to be confirmed if they will be around to honour it in the light of the recent developments.

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