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Transfer: Rafiu thrilled to join Slovenian club, NK Maribor

A virtually unknown figure before the start of the recently concluded Nigeria Professional Football League 2021/22 season, Rafiu has scored 14 goals to help his club, Rivers United claim a historic first NPFL title.

With a number of European clubs interested in his services, the winger opted for a move to NK Maribor.

Maribor announced the arrival of the 21-year-old on Tuesday morning.

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It’s the first time Rafiu will be playing for a club outside Nigeria and he is looking forward to the challenge.

“I am very happy that we agreed and that I signed the contract, “he told Maribor’s official website.

“After playing in the highest level of competition in Nigeria and after winning the championship title, I had quite a few offers from European clubs, I decided to move to Maribor because I believe that the best Slovenian club is currently the best choice for me as the next step on the development path.

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“As multiple national champions and a long-time participant in European competitions, Maribor makes it possible, what a football player wants.

“I am looking forward to a new challenge in my career, I want to contribute my share on the field and I can’t wait to get to know my teammates, and the professional staff and join the training.

“I got a lot of information about the club, I also heard about the great support of the fans. I believe that together we will bring them many reasons for satisfaction, with new victories and winning the trophy.”

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