Rivers United midfielder Peter Ubakanma has assured the Club fans on the team’s commitment to pick one of the three playoff tickets in Group B, despite their recent underwhelming performances.
Rivers United dropped two massive points at home in their last Nigeria Professional Football League game against Sunshine Stars of Akure, the result that left the team with mountain to climb if they are to finish in the top three.
However, speaking to Footballlive.ng on the team’s next game against third placed MFM FC of Lagos, Ubakanma admits the season has been difficult for his side.
“It has not been easy so far, But we the players have to step up and be prepare give our best right now in both home and away games”.
“Our supporters are not happy with the team but we are promising them that we can still meet up to that top three ”
Ubakanma who played for MFM FC last season is optimistic the Pride of Rivers will pick something from the game.
“And our next away match against my former side MFM FC and we will make sure we get nothing less than 3 maximum points or draw”
Rivers United are 9th on log with 20 points from 15 matches , four points behind third placed MFM FC and a point above Kwara United who occupies one of the relegation spots at the moment.