Fresh from Winning the NPFL with Rivers United, Striker Ishaq Rafiu has joined Slovenian PrvaLiga Champions NK Maribor on a 3 year contract the Slovenian club annouced this morning.
Ishaq, scorer of 14 goals in the just concluded 2021/2022 Nigerian Professional Football League season Sportsration gathered joins Maribor who beat rivals Olimpija Ljubljana and Dutch Eredivise side Utrecht to his signature following an impressive season at NPFL champions Rivers United.
The 21 year old Nigerian international will have to wait for his debut as the Slovenian PrvaLiga club files for the necessary paperwork to allow for his official debut for The Purples.
Ishaq Rafiu’s new teammates are billed to face Sheriff Tiraspol in a UEFA Champions League qualification game today July 26 , 2022 in the Moldovan city of Chisinau.
NK Maribor qualified for the UEFA Champions League Qualification Playoffs following a record extending 16th Slovenian PrvaLiga title win in the 2021/2022 season.