Rivers Hoopers Basketball Club of Port Harcourt has signed five players ahead of the forthcoming 2016/2017 Nigeria Basketball League season, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Anyebe Ujoh, Emmanuel Balogun, Solomon Ajagbeyi, Oghenetano Emuhowo and Buchi Nwaiwu are the new players that joined up with the squad in training.
According to a media release from the club, the former champions who returned to top flight league last season will also sign two more players before the close of the transfer window.
The Port Harcourt based Hoopers also retained 10 players from the squad that featured for them last season.
Rivers Hoopers will face Delta Force, Kwara Falcons, Nigeria Customs, Oluyole Warriors, Hoops & Read, Police Baton and NAF Rockets Basketball Club in the Atlantic Conference of the Nigeria Basketball Federation Premier Basketball League which will dunkoff, expectedly, in April.