Rivers United will begin their title defense on Sunday against Lobi Stars in the 2022/2023 Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL and Joseph Onoja has stated that the team is not under pressure, all they want to do is win.
Onoja stated that the team will be going into the game against Lobi Stars with one thing in mind which is to win and nothing else.
"We will always do what we know how to do best, which is to win. We have prepared very well and we will do our best, no strings attached. We are not under any pressure, we just want to do our job and the most important thing for us is to win.'
He disclosed that a good start to the league sesson will be a big moral booster for the "Pride of Rivers" ahead of the CAF Confederation's Cup group stage matches.
"It will be a very big moral booster for us going into the CAF Confederation's cup knowing that we will not struggling with any match fitness. So starting the league will be a very big moral booster for us".
The match will take place on Sunday the 15th of January 2023 at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium.