Rivers United fell 2-0 to Katsina United defeated in a rescheduled matchday 13 NPFL game at the Katsina Township Stadium on Thursday.
A brace from Chinedu Udechukwu secured the win for Katsina United who lost 3-0 to Plateau United in their last game before the league went on break.
Katsina United took the lead in the eighth minute after Udechukwu finished off Isah Abdulrahman’s pass.
Udechukwu got on the score sheet again in the 63rd minute to make it 2-0 after he headed in Eric Gwammy’s cross.
The win means Katsina United move from 15th to 10th on the table and have now picked 25 points.
— League Management NG (@LMCNPFL) April 27, 2017
Stanley Eguma’s men hover just above the relegation zone – though with two games in hand, they are tied on 21 points with two other teams fighting the drop.