By Chijindu Itoroh,
Rivers United will kick-off the defence of their State FA Cup trophy which they won last year as they face Ambassadors FC in Match day 3 by 3pm on Wednesday 10th April 2019 at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port-Harcourt.
United beat Go Round FC 2-0 at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium last year to win the 2018 edition of the prestigious trophy.
Their junior team Rivers United Feeders will trade tackles with SKE FC at the same venue by 12noon.
In the full fixtures of the 2019 Rivers State FA Cup;
Match Day 1, Monday 8th April, 2019
A. Ajagun Fc vs MFM FC PH – 9am
B. Urim Fc vs Net Bombers – 12noon
C. Swanberry Fc vs Willbros Fc – 3pm
Match Day 2, Tuesday 9th April, 2019
D. Dolphins Youths vs Family Love – 9am
E. Police Machine vs PH City Fc – 12noon
F. Bk Vandals vs Go-Round Fc – 3pm
Match Day 3, Wednesday 10th April, 2019
G. Rivers Utd Feeders vs SKE Fc – 12noon
H. Rivers United vs Ambassadors Fc – 3pm
Match Day 4, Thursday 11th April, 2019
I. Miller Fc vs (winner C) – 9am
J. Benedi Utd vs (winner B) – 12noon
K. Glodex Fc vs (winner A) – 3pm
Match Day 5, Wednesday 17th April, 2019
L. (winner D) vs (winner E) – 1pm
M. (winner J) vs (winner G) – 3:30pm
Match Day 6, Thursday 18th April, 2019
N. (winner I) vs (winner F) – 1pm
O. (winner H) vs (winner K) – 3:30pm
Match Day 7, Wednesday 24th April, 2019
P. (winner O) vs (winner M) – 1pm
Q. (winner L) vs (winner N) – 3:30pm
Match Day 8.
(winner P) vs (winner Q)