Rivers United have maintained their position at the top of the ongoing 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League with a 3-1 victory over Heartland in the Match Day 5 fixtures yesterday.
The Port Harcourt based team got off the mark in the 19th minute through Godwin Aguda from the penalty spot at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium
The lead was increased in the 64th minute through Enyinnaya Kazie but the deficit was reduced to one in the 78th minute when Heartland’s Shedrack Oghali made it 2-1.
The hosts killed off any chance of a spirited comeback when Malachi Ohawuma in the 86th minute made it 3-1 to secure the maximum points and ensure his side remained unbeaten in five consecutive NPFL matches against Heartland now the first team to enter double digits in goals conceded so far this season. (DailyTrust)