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Former Rivers United defender Ebube Duru Nears European Move For New Chapter

Elegbete Tv understands that former Rivers United left-wing-back Ebube Duru is on the verge of making dumping Nigerian league for a crucial move to abroad.Former Rivers United defender Ebube Duru Nears European Move For New Chapter

The 24-year-old rising star, who is currently without a club following the expiration of his contract with Rivers United, is now in advanced negotiations with a European club.

His agent, Aljosa Alibegovic, confirmed this while speaking to Daily Post.

According to Alibegovic;

Currently negotiation have started with the club for Duru to join as a free agent. He is working with a personal trainer ahead of the move.”

Ebube Duru’s football journey in Nigerian League has been a huge success after winning double titles in four seasons.

He played an important role in Lobi Stars team that clinched the league title in 2018. Duru continued to shine, contributing to Rivers United’s triumph in winning the NPFL title in 2022.

Duru’s outstanding performance didn’t go unnoticed, as he earned a well-deserved spot in the Nigeria Premier Football League’s team of the season last year.

His consistent excellence paved the way for his senior national team debut in the CHAN Eagles’ clash against Togo in 2019.

This opportunity was just the beginning of his international journey, as he received an invitation to represent the Super Eagles in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone in June.

Now, the Super Eagles defender is on the brink of a new chapter in his career, one that will take him beyond the borders of Nigeria.

This move to Europe represents a significant leap for Duru, who aspires to reach new heights in his footballing journey.

The journey to Europe not only holds personal significance for the former Rivers United defender Ebube Duru but also carries the dreams and hopes of countless footballers in Nigeria.

This could be the next big step in his career, one that promises to be filled with excitement, challenges, and the potential to write a new chapter for himself.


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