Rivers United return to action in the 2021/22 Nigeria Professional Football League with an enticing matchday 12 clash against Wikki Tourist FC at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium on Saturday.
The Pride of Rivers are aiming to return to winning ways after their 10-game unbeaten run in the league came to an end in Jos on matchday 11.
For Wikki Tourist, the Giant Elephants have not been too impressive on the road this season. They have managed to register one away win out of the four in an encounter with Dakkada FC last month. Kabiru Dogo’s men are currently 8th on the table but share the same number of points (18) as with Nasarawa United.
Rivers United vs Wikki Tourist Head-to-Head
Wikki Tourist FC surprisingly have the advantage heading into Saturday’s encounter as they have registered 8 wins and 5 draws from 18 games against Rivers United.
Meanwhile, the Pride of Rivers have tallied 5 wins against the Bauchi State outfit, with the last 3 meetings between both sides ending in a draw. The lastest encounter ended 1-1 at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in May last year courtesy of goals from Stephen Gopey(Wikki Tourist 4′) and Malachi Ohawume (Rivers United 90′).
FORM GUIDE (LAST 6 MATCHES)
Rivers United: L-W-D-W-W-W
Wikki Tourist: D-L-W-W-W-L