NPFL: Rivers United Unveil 15 Fresh Players
Rivers United have unveiled fresh players that will represent the football club in the 2018 football season.
The unveiling ceremony took place on Saturday, January 13 at the club’s home ground, the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, in Port Harcourt.
Apart from the fresh players, chief coach Ndubuisi Nduka was also unveiled on Saturday.
Prince Aggrey, who was among the footballers unveiled, expressed readiness to give his all to the ‘Pride of Rivers’ in the upcoming campaign.
“I will wear the number 10 jersey and I understand the responsibility that comes with that,” he told the club's official website, www.riversunitedfc.com.ng.
“I think my contribution will act as a big plus to the team.
“Most of the new players that have joined the club are good players; quality players and I believe we will contribute in making this club the best in Nigeria,” Aggrey stated.
The unveiling ceremony was attended by the club’s technical manager, Stanley Eguma, co-ordinator general, Bashiru Badawiy, supporters club chairman, Comrade Franklin Owhor as well as supporters and fans.
Rivers United will open her 2018 Nigeria Professional Football League campaign on Sunday, January 14 against El Kanemi Warriors at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt.
Newly signed Rivers United players
Emeka Nwabulu (Goalkeeper)
Samuel Ganda (Right back)
Bamba Bakary (Left back)
Balogun Akeem (Centre half/Right back)
Gbadebo Samson (Centre half)
Ikeleji Bello (Centre half/Defensive midfielder)
Sunday Afolabi (Defensive midfielder)
Eneji Otekpa (Midfielder)
Koffi Roland (Attacking midfielder)
Morris Chebem (Attacking midfielder)
Ochowechi ‘Oche’ Salefu (Attacking midfielder)
Prince Aggrey (Forward)
Samuel Akinbinu (Forward)
Malachi Ohawume (Forward)
Elum Sochima (Forward)
Players recalled from loan
Robert Cole (Goalkeeper)
Obinze Godwin (Defensive midfielder)
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