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REMO STARS HAVE A DATE WITH DESTINY AS THEY FACE NIGER TORNADOES

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BY OLADIMEJI OSHODE.

Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) will lock horns with Niger Tornadoes on Wednesday  in a Match Day 4 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at place at the Bako Kontagora Stadium, Minna.

The Sky Blue Stars make a trip to face the ‘Ikon Allah Boy’ after playing a surprised 1-1 draw at home to fellow newly promoted Insurance FC on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Niger Tornadoes also drew their first game at home against Rivers United FC before losing 2-1 on the road to Wikki Tourist.

Both sides are level on points with the Sky Blue Stars ahead of the Ikon Allah Boys on goal difference and a win for either side will make a little difference on the standings.

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They last met two years ago in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and the Ikon Allah Boys defeated the Sky Blue Stars 1-0 both in Sagamu and at the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja.

The visitors are hopeful of getting a result on the road with the players and Technical crew led by Kennedy Boboye ready to fight for victory against the Ikon Allah Boys despite in charge of the team in less than a week.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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