Nigeria League Runners-Up Rivers United Beat Spanish La-Liga Giants Villarreal


Nigeria Professional Football League team Rivers United defeated Spanish giants Villarreal 1-0 courtesy of a goal from Ivorian forward Guy Kuemian in the 24th minute.

He headed home a corner kick from Bernard Ovoke for the only goal of the first game of Rivers United tour of Spain, ahead of their campaign in the CAF Champions League.

Although Villarreal rested several of their regulars, they still put up a strong side consisting most of the players who play for their B team and some senior first team players.

Further test games has been lined up against Segunda B clubs, Levante Union Deportiva II and Club Deportivo Alcoyano.

The Rivers United squad will also attend training sessions of a La Liga club (as well as the sessions of the youth teams of the club).

A guided tour to the storied home of reigning European champions, Real Madrid, the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu has also been lined up.

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