By Oladimeji Oshode
Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) host fellow newly promoted side, Bendel Insurance FC at the Gateway International Stadium on Sunday in their first game of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season which happens to be the Match Day three (3) fixtures in the league.
The Sky Blue Stars are in Group A of the league alongside the selected NPFL Champion, Lobi Stars FC, former Champions, Enugu Rangers and Enyimba, fellow southwesterns, MFM FC, Sunshine Stars, Rivers United, Kwara United, Wikki Tourists and Niger Tornadoes FC.
Remo Stars FC made an instant return to the top tier of Nigeria Football, NPFL after amassing six (6) points from nine (9), they defeated both Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) and Delta Force FC while they fell 1-0 to Bendel Insurance FC in the Super 8 that took place at the Enyimba Township Stadium in Aba.
For Bendel Insurance FC, they finally gained promotion back into the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) eleven (11) years after they relegated to the lower division, they topped their group in the Bet9ja Nigeria National League (Bet9jaNNL) and later went on to win all their games in the Super 8 competition.