Plateau united coach,Kennedy Boboye, has boldly stated that his team intend to retain the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title at the end of the 2018 season.
the former Sunshine Stars trainer revealed that having kept about 80 per cent of the players that helped them win the league last year and also signing some of the best legs in the country, their aim is go all out for the title again.
“We have put the title-winning season behind us. It was a great feeling and I must say we have danced, celebrated and enjoyed all the glory that comes with winning the title, now it is time to get back to work.
“So, we have made up our minds and psyched up ourselves to believe it’s a fresh start and new title chase. We intend to fight like we have not won the trophy before,” the Ondo-born coach stated.
Speaking ahead of his team’s Matchday 1 clash against Nasarawa United, Boboye explained that his team aim to take the maximum points at the Lafia City Stadium and are camped in Abuja in order to acclimatise and avoid distractions ahead of the game.
“We are currently camped in Abuja and that is ahead of our first game against Nasarawa United. We know them and they know us and we also know every team will want to beat us now after we surprised everyone to win the title last season; so, we are preparing like it is a final and we know a win in our first game of the season will be a great boost for us,” he told npfl.ng
Boboye, who recently returned from Cameroon after a spy mission of CAF Champions League first round opponents Eding Sport Club, is optimistic of his team’s chances in all three competitions they will be involved in this season.