Rivers United, the NPL club side, bids farewell to their star defender, Ndasi Denis, after an exhilarating two-year journey with the Port Harcourt outfit.
The 29-year-old took to his official social media handle on Tuesday to make the long-awaited announcement, expressing deep gratitude to various individuals who played pivotal roles in his success at the club.
Having played a monumental role in Rivers United’s triumphant 2021/2022 Nigeria Premier League campaign and their exhilarating run in the CAF Confederations Cup, Ndasi now stands at the precipice of a thrilling new challenge.
After etching his name in the annals of Rivers United’s history, Ndasi Denis bids an official farewell to the club, leaving behind an indelible legacy.
Throughout his remarkable tenure, he proved himself an indispensable asset to the former Nigerian Premier League champions.
In an emotional farewell message, Ndasi extended his heartfelt appreciation to several individuals who made his journey with Rivers United truly exceptional.
He reserved special praise for the Commissioner of Sports, Sir Bar Chris Green, whose unwavering dedication paved the path to success for the team and guided players in their illustrious careers.
The departing defender also showered gratitude upon the coaching staff, medical team, media team, drivers, and the ever-passionate fans who offered unwavering love and encouragement throughout his time at the club.
During his tenure, Ndasi Denis left an indelible mark on the pitch, showcasing his versatility in 84 captivating matches for the club. He astounded spectators with three stunning goals and a remarkable assist, proving himself a force to be reckoned with.
Undoubtedly, one of the most unforgettable moments of his career at Rivers United was hoisting the prestigious Nigeria Premier League title high in the 2021/2022 season, etching his name in the club’s history books.
Additionally, the formidable center-back played a pivotal role in guiding the Pride of Rivers to the quarterfinals of the CAF Confederations Cup in the previous season, a journey that unfortunately culminated in defeat against Young Africans SC of Tanzania.
According to reports, the highly acclaimed defender is set to join the ranks of APR FC, one of Rwanda’s most esteemed football clubs, where he will undoubtedly continue to dazzle fans and leave an indelible mark on the pitch.