A crucial Round of 16 fixture os the Aiteo Cup will be played on Wednesday between Akwa United and Rivers United.
Technical manager of Rivers United, Stanley Eguma, is looking forward to the game with the hope of beating Akwa United.
"The game against Akwa United is a very big game as they are a big side, just like us," Eguma told the club's official website, www.riversunitedfc.com.ng.
"We (Rivers United) never expected to meet ourselves at this stage of the competition but this is the AITEO Cup where we should be ready to face any side.
"We will do our best to eliminate them as we know what it takes to win at this stage.
"They are a strong side and we respect them but we are we are prepared to advance in this competition," he said.
Wednesday's game will kickoff at 4pm and it holds at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu.