Osun United resume training set for new league season

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo
Osun United FC will on Monday resume training in preparation for the 2016/2017 Nigeria National League (NNL) season.
The Media Officer of the team, Mr Tunde Shamsudeen, stated in the press release in Osogbo that the players and backroom staff would resume training at the Sports Complex of Fountain University, the team’s training ground.
Shamsudeen said that the decision was taken after the board meeting of the management committee of the team.
He said that the team would conduct a screening from Monday to Friday for interested exceptional players to join the team.
The manager said that players retained from last season squad would meet with the new coach of the club, Duke Udi, on Monday after which the 2017 programmes of the team would be mapped out.
“We are reporting back to training on Monday Jan.16, to prepare for the new season. We have asked our players to report unfailingly on Monday; we will strategies on how best we shall approach the season.
“We want to quickly swing into action and prepare well for the new season; we want all players to resume on this date as we are in for business ahead of next season,’’ Shamsudeen said.
Osun Government recently changed the name of Prime FC to Osun United FC. with the appointment of ex-international, Mr. Duke Udi to coach the team through the NNL 2016/2017 season scheduled to kick off in February.

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