Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) will endeavour to record a back-to-back win for the first time in the second round of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) when they travel to the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Portharcourt, Rivers State.
Gbenga Ogunbote’s men triumphed over Rangers International FC last weekend at the Remo Stars Stadium in Ikenne-Remo, while the pride of Rivers suffered a 2-0 loss to Heartland FC of Owerri.
The Sky Blue Stars are currently fourth on the table, ten points behind leaders Rivers United in the ongoing NPFL.
Rivers United FC and Remo Stars FC will be meeting for the second time in the NPFL after the previous meeting saw the Sky Blue Stars defeat the Naze Millionares at the Remo Stars Stadium in Ikenne-Remo, Ogun State.
Chijioke Akuneto cancelled out Andy Okpe early goal to end the game a goal apiece at the Remo Stars Stadium in Ikenne-Remo, Ogun State.
The host will try to return to winning ways after they have lost three and won two in their last five games while the Sky Blue Stars will hope to pick at least a point in Portharcourt when they face off on Sunday.
The Sky Blue Stars should be battle-ready to face the likes of Chijioke Akuneto, Ebube Duru, Ovoke Bernerd, Omoniwari Fortune, and goalkeeper, Shocima Victor amongst host of others. Isahq Rafiu will miss out due to five yellow cards.
Remo Stars have a handful of players to pick from as all players aside from Andy Okpe who currently is suffering from an injury and currently banned by the NPFL
A win or a draw for Remo Stars will further boost the confidence boosting their chances of getting a continental ticket and the hosts hope to cement their lead on top of the table.