NPFL Breakout Star Echeta Deputy Set to Join Rivers United

NPFL Breakout Star Echeta Deputy Set to Join Rivers United

In an exciting development for Rivers United fans, NPFL Breakout Star, Echeta Ugonna Deputy, has reached an agreement to join the Pride of Rivers, signing a promising two-year deal with the club.NPFL Breakout Star Echeta Deputy Set to Join Rivers United

Echeta’s journey to this significant move began in 2022 when he joined Bendel Insurance from the tier two side, Giant Brillars.

During his debut season for Bendel Insurance in the Nigeria Premier Football League, he showcased immense potential and talent, becoming a vital player for the team.

The 2022-23 NPFL campaign saw the left winger shine for the Benin Arsenals, as he played a crucial role in their historic unbeaten run during the regular season.

His contributions didn’t end there, as he demonstrated his talent in the NPFL Super Six playoffs held in Lagos, making four impactful appearances for Bendel Insurance.

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One of the standout moments of Echeta’s season was guiding Bendel Insurance to victory in the Federation Cup.

This triumph secured the team’s spot in the upcoming CAF Confederation Cup playoffs, a remarkable achievement for the club.

Echeta’s individual statistics for the season were impressive, with 16 appearances for the Benin Arsenals.

He was primarily deployed on the left flank, where he displayed his attacking style of football, scoring four goals, and providing two assists.

The 22-year-old forward has undoubtedly been the breakout star of the NPFL in 2023, capturing the attention of several clubs, including Rivers United.

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The Stanley Eguma-led side recognized his potential and moved swiftly to secure his services for the future.

Rivers United has included an option for further extension in Echeta’s deal, hoping the youngster will reach his full potentials with the Port Harcourt outfit.

Footballrover understands that the finalization of the contract is expected to take place in the coming days, as both parties iron out the details.

In his farewell message to the Benin Gunners, Echeta said;

Thank you Bendel Insurance for the opportunity to play football in the NPFL. Bendel will forever remain in my heart and I wish Bendel Insurance the best of season. It’s time to try a new adventure.”

With this move to Rivers United, Echeta Ugonna Deputy looks poised to take his footballing career to new heights and bigger stage.

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