Ekiti United players on Wednesday resumed training activities in preparation for the 2023 Nigeria National Football League.
The players mostly retained from last season and few invited players did the needful as the coaches drilled them to ensure they get back to full fitness in a couple of days.
At least six goalkeepers were seen in action including the team captain , Adewale Makanjuola as they all made efforts to impress the coaching crew.Wednesday’s training was enough to silent speculators making unfounded rumours that the players of Ekiti United FC have refused to train .
The players seen at the screening especially visiting players from outside the state were also fully engaged as some of the young players from the Feeders Team were striving to gain the confidence of the coaches for probable promotion to the main team.
Also at the Oluyemi Kayode stadium , venue of the training were members of the Ekiti United FC supporters Club led by the chairman, Sunday Afolabi as they all keenly watched the performances of the various players who showed up for training.
In the coming days, more players from outside the state are expected to join the fold of Ekiti United with a view to making the final list for the league.
The Team Manager, Adedeji Adu told EUfc Media that the screening forthwith will be intensive as some top friendly matches have been lined up as from next week.
He noted that there were no reasons for any member of the Ekiti United FC squad to be afraid as the team shall be well positioned preparatory to the 2023 NNL League with the sole aim of making it a viable contender for the NPFL next season.
Adu fondly called Apostle who is also the Number 1 choice goalkeeper of All Stars International of Ekiti state said “it is the turn of Ekiti United to move to the elite football league following the promotion of the trio of Shooting Stars , Remo Stars and Insurance of Benin last season.
This NNL just like the NPFL this season shall be abridged but the fixtures are hopefully to be made in a couple of weeks