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The chief executive of the Lafia based side says the team will challenge for the League title next season

Nasarawa United chairman, Isaac Danladi has told Goal.com the team is ready for the start of the Nigeria Premier League.

The League organising has been directed to start the League before the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.

And with the League scheduled to begin in January, Nasarawa United says everything is ready for them do well in the new season.

"We are a newly promoted side after spending five years in the Nigeria National League. We have trained and prepared very well for the new season. The Nasarawa State Government has given us adequate financial support to be able to do our best next season.

"We retained more than 20 players from the squad that won promotion from the National League to the elite division and that helped in making sure we don't sign a lot of players.

"That was why Coach Alphonsus Dike did not have any problems blending the old and new players. Dike has done well with the players and I am confident that the players will transform them into world beaters.

"I am not boasting, but we are going to do well next season. We have a Sports Manufacturing firm, Basry, who will make sure we are not shabbily dressed when the season starts. "And the reconstruction work on the Lafia Township is almost completed so we might play our home games in Lafia.

"We are going to do our best to make sure we are not disgraced," Danladi said.

Goal.com learnt that that Nasarawa United have signed players like Henry Obiekwu from Rangers, Victor Michael who played for Dolphins last season, Promise Onuh, and former Enyimba defender, Kenneth Anyanwu for next season.

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