Newly promoted NPFL side Remo Stars in training ahead of the 2016/2017 season/Photo:

By Concise News Corespondents 

Remo Stars safe hands Chizoba Ndukwe is confident his side are capable of giving other sides a run for their money as the Ogun state-based club get set to make their debut in Nigeria’s top-flight league.

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The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) newcomers will begin their elite-league campaign at home against Plateau United on Sunday.

And Ndukwe is looking forward to the season,  promising the club’s faithful he would give his best to help his side make a bold statement in the league.

“I am willing and ready to assist the team in maintaining their NPFL status by God’s grace.

“God assisted me and the team during the NNL season to gain promotion and I am very sure He will do the same when the NPFL season starts in a few days,” the Remo Stars goalkeeper told

He further commended his team-mates for the feat of last season in the lower league, even as he hopes they can replicate the success in the country’s highest football.

“It’s a delight to have the team gain promotion. I appreciate my teammates for doing the greater job during the NNL season and I am sure they will do the same in the NPFL,” he said.