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Kunle Adeleke joins Rivers United from NPFL Champions Enyimba

In an exciting move, Rivers United, a prominent NPFL side has successfully secured a significant signing ahead of the highly anticipated 2023/24 Nigeria Premier League season.

The club has struck a deal to bring in the talented Kunle Adeleke, a promising 21-year-old defender, from Enyimba, adding more firepower to their ranks.

Kunle Adeleke began his NPFL journey with Go Round FC, showcasing immense potential before making a stellar move to Abia Warriors.

His prowess didn’t go unnoticed, and in 2022, he joined Enyimba, where he demonstrated his skill in 29 games across various competitions.

Standing out for his exceptional ball-playing abilities, this Super Eagles player is set to bolster Rivers United’s defense, particularly after the recent departures of Denis Ndasi and Fabian Nworie.

Despite not scoring goals in his NPFL journey, Adeleke’s experience has been invaluable, boasting an impressive record of 85 NPFL appearances since 2019.

On the international stage, Kunle Adeleke has already made his mark, earning a cap for the Super Eagles during an international friendly in 2021.

This new signing brings not only talent but also international experience to the team that will be participating in CAF Confederation Cup.

As the 2023/24 Nigeria Premier League season approaches, all eyes will be on Rivers United and their new additions.

The anticipation is heightened as Adeleke is set to be a key part of Stanley Eguma’s squad for the upcoming CAF Confederation Cup, providing him with a prime opportunity to display his skills on the continental stage.


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