Rivers United have announced the signing of defender Ifeanyi Anaemena and goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai from rivals Enyimba.
Anaemena was the captain of Enyimba Int’l and is considered one of the best defender in the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.
While goalkeeper Afelokhai is regarded as one of the successful player in the league’s history, winning titles with Kano Pillars and Enyimba respectively.
Although the length of the contract is yet to be revealed, but it is believe the Pride of Rivers have offered big wages to the players, which has seen both move south of the country.
Anaemena and Afelokhai are full International with the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Meanwhile, Enyimba are also busy in the market in preparation for the 2020/2021 NPFL season which is rumoured to start in October.
More details later…
Download the latest episode of The Athletic NG NPFL podcast. Links below.
Copyright 2020 The Athletic NG. Permission to use this article or any part of it is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.theathletic.com.ng as the source.