Benard Ogbe, the coach of Bendel Insurance Football club of Benin, has expressed the readiness of the team ahead of the January 16 kick off of the Nigeria National League (NNL).
The football club coach made the disclosure at the resumption of the team training on Monday morning in Benin.
The Technical Manager of the Benin club who expressed happiness over their return following their two weeks christmas break, said he was happy with his players’ response.
“We have returned to the field to intensify preparation for the up coming Nigeria’s second tier football season scheduled to kick off on January 16.
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“I am happy to be back to work and I appreciate my players’ response. We want to seriously prepare for the oncoming football season after long absence of League games.
“We hope to kickoff league action on January 16 as scheduled by NNL and the Federal Ministry of sports,” Ogbe stressed.
Meanwhile, Bendel Insurance has announced the promotion of an outstanding player from the club’s feeders team to the main team for the oncoming football season.
Ogbe said the player, Efe Aghama, scored the winning goal for Insurance Feeders to win the National Under 17 football championship tagged, “Stephen Keshi Football Championship” that took place on December 5th.
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Ogbe said the player has been consistent in performance since 2019 LaLiga Under 15 and when he graduated to U-17 where he scored the winning goal against a highly tactical Flight FC of Benue State.