Deputy Echeta Bids Farewell to Bendel Insurance, Joins Rivers United

by: Evolve


Deputy Echeta, the 22-year-old prodigy, who played a pivotal role in Bendel Insurance’s invincible run in the NPFL last season, has expressed his gratitude to the club as he departs for Rivers United, sealing a mutual agreement between the two clubs.

Inking a two-year deal with Rivers United, Deputy Echeta is set to earn an impressive monthly salary of around 600k.

The news of his move was shared through an emotional post on his social media account:

Thank you, Bendel Insurance, for providing me with an incredible platform to showcase my talent in the NPFL. Bendel will forever hold a special place in my heart, and I wish them the best for the upcoming season. Now, it’s time for a thrilling new adventure!”

During his time at Bendel Insurance, the young winger showcased his skills and versatility:

– He netted an impressive 4 goals throughout the 2023 season.

– Notching 2 assists, he proved his ability to create opportunities for his teammates.

– His contributions were instrumental in guiding Bendel Insurance to finish the regular season unbeaten.

– He played a vital role in securing the Nigerian Federation Cup for Insurance and helped them qualify for the CAF Confederation Cup playoffs.

Deputy Echeta’s departure marks the beginning of an exciting chapter for him, while Bendel Insurance is left with cherished memories of his time with the club.

As he moves on to Rivers United, fans are looking forward to seeing him display for the Pride of Rivers on the field, driving the team towards greater heights in the seasons to come.




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