By Taiwo Ibrahim
Bendel Insurance have announced the signing of Ezekiel Tamara from Shooting Stars ahead of the 2023-24 Nigeria Premier League season, Sportivationng.com reports.
Tamara left the Ibadan-based club after his contract ran out at the end of the 2022-23 season.
He has now been unveiled as a new Bendel Insurance player after successfully passing his medical examination.
The manner at which Bendel Insurance unveiled Tamara has been a talking point on social media, with many praising the creativity of the club’s media team for releasing a short video with a blend of history and style to announce their new recruit.
Bendel Insurance Unveil Ezekiel Tamara with Stunning Video
— The Lafia Mafia (@Jezil52) August 1, 2023
It seems we have to crown @BendelInsurance the NPFL Unveiling Champions 😒.
Massive job the media team have been doing and they are a Government club.
OFFICIAL: Ezekiel Tamara is Ada Bendel.
— Adepoju Tobi Samuel 🇳🇬 (@OgaNlaMedia) August 1, 2023
Bendel Insurance enjoyed a stunning return to the NPFL last season and took the league by storm, ending the abridged version unbeaten.
YESSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!! I'M SO PROUD OF THIS MEDIA TEAM JESUS!! YOU GUYS DESERVE 300M Followers! see contents naaa! Which NPFL Club can match this? this is what we need from NPFL Clubs!!!😭💚 https://t.co/6KS8fUbzEf
— Mr. Nigerian Football⚽🇳🇬 (@AJSilverCFC) August 1, 2023
The Benin Arsenal finished fifth in the NPFL Super Six playoffs with three draws and two defeats.
Bendel Insurance will participate in the CAF Confederation Cup with a tie against ASO Chief of Algeria coming up later this month.