Rivers United Football Club has made Enyimba Int’l FC goalkeeper, Theophilus Afelokhai, one of their top targets and the club are willing to pay a huge sum for the best safehand in the Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL, nairasports.com.ng reports
The former Kano Pillars safehand contract at Enyimba is set to expire and Rivers United Coach Stanley Eguma, has listed Afelokhai among his top priority for the Garden City club as they hope for favorable results in the CAF Confederation Cup.
Rivers United are offering the keeper a tempting salary of #1.2m per month.
Afelokhai, according to a reliable source is tempted to accept the bumper Rivers United deal that will make him the highest paid player in the NPFL.
The Home Based Super Eagles goalkeeper currently earns #800, 000 as salary and Enyimba are willing to increase his salary to #1m to keep their first choice goalkeeper to fend off interest from Rivers United.
He joined Enyimba in 2015 from Kano Pillars and has been the regular starter since signing on.