28 May, 16:29
Rivers United were beaten 2-1 in the Matchday 21 game of the Nigeria Professional Football League played on Sunday May 28, 2017 in Maiduguri.
El Kanemi were awarded a penalty after just eight minutes of play when Kofarmata was fouled in Rivers United's box.
Samuel Mathias scored from the spot two minutes later to put the host ahead.
El Kanemi extended their lead with ten minutes remaining Yahuza Ball scored from Tsawanya Long throw.
The visitors however pulled one back in added time through Onoriode Odah to put the final score at 2-1.