The Maiduguri based outfit are leaving no stone unturned in their plans to make it a successful return to the NPL after years of absence
The head coach of the new NPL entrants, Zakary Baraje who disclosed this to Goal.com said that a total of the 30 players will play in the new season and will start the closed camping exercise to fine-tune what they have in their armoury before the league starts.
"We are going into a closed door session on Sunday ahead of the league season. We had some problems but we have overcome them now and are expecting a good season with the type of players we have in the squad.
"I am sure that we are going to have a good team because we have really prepared very well.
" I am confident El-Kanemi will do well because we have all it takes to challenge for the league title this season, "
El Kanemi, Nembe City, Bayelsa United and Nasarawa United are the four new clubs that gained promotion to the elite division from the Nigeria National League.