Port Harcourt giants Rivers United have successfully signed and unveiled Super Eagles goalkeeper Theophilos Joel Afekholai and former Giwa FC defender Ifeanyi Anaemena from 8th times champions Enyimba FC ahead of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League season.
Afekholai, will be the highest earner in the Nigeria Professional Football League history with N1.2Million naira as salary after completing on 2 year contract.
Both players joined Rivers United as a free agent after their contract expired with 8th times league champions.
Anaemena is regarded as one of the best defender in the NPFL, where he was invited to the senior national team of Nigeria.
Rivers United will compete in the CAF Confederation cup next season after the League Management Company used the Point Per Game mechanism to round off the 2019/2020 NPFL due to Corona virus pandemic, which forced the league to called off.