Head coach of Katsina United, Abdullahi Biffo has stressed that they chose Ikechukwu Ezenwa to show their rivals their readiness to compete well in the Nigeria topflight next season.
The team had bought Seun Sogbeso from Nasarawa United and have now completed the signing of Ezenwa and the tactician explained that they went for the services of Ezenwa and few other top players they acquired to enable their rivals see them as a team keen on finishing among the top three and not just satisfied with escaping relegation.
“We have tried to be as much as possible to be shrewd with our transfers ahead of the new season,” Biffo told Goal.
“We have bought players to fill in the area that we are actually deficient and to show other teams in the top flight that we are ready for them. We are not just okay with staying in the topflight.
“We have brought in Ikechukwu Ezenwa who is a top goalkeeper and was with the Super Eagles at the World Cup in Russia. We also have Seun Sogbeso and Sheriff Bashir from Abia Warriors.
“They have come in to improve our squad and to announce that Katsina United are ready for something great in the coming season.”
Biffo who is in his second season with Katsina United said that he saw nothing wrong with the process of the medicals conducted on Sheriff Bashir and Ezenwa after social media outrage to its quality.
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