Plateau United's Boboye wants early preparation for Caf Champions League

Tomiwa Babalola
After leading the Peace Boys to the NPFL title, the tactician is hoping for an early start in plans for their continental campaign

Having clinched the Nigeria Professional Football League title with Plateau United, Kennedy Boboye is hoping for early preparation for next year's Caf Champions League campaign.

A final day 2-0 win over Enugu Rangers confirmed the Peace Boys as Nigeria topflight champions at the Rwang Pam Stadium.

The former Sunshine Stars coach admitted that early planning helped his side record their league success, stressing that he is eager to maintain the feat to avoid a disastrous outing.

"I give thanks to God for helping me record a title success with Plateau United," Boboye told Goal.

"I had the backing of the people of Plateau and Plateau State government for giving me all the support. I'm happy to give back to them the trophy.

"It is one thing every coach wants in life. There is no coach that doesn't want to win laurels if this is one thing I can add to my CV, I'm grateful to God.

"We want to start preparing the Caf Champions League. I think we need to learn from the mistakes of Enugu Rangers and others. We don't need to go to sleep because this is when we should start working. Early preparation brings good results.

"Anybody that does not have my idea of what I want in the team won't stay. We all had an agreement on how to play in every five games is to fight for 15 points - the least we must get is 13."

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"In Plateau United, I was never pressured at any point for anything. I asked for players and I got those I wanted and nobody tried to enforce any player on me. It is in my contract that nobody interferes in my job," he added.

"Once you interfere, I will just call it a quit. I don't think they will but give me the support to get quality players I've seen in the league and not those in other country who does not know the Nigerian league.

"I have some players have penciled down that i will be inviting in no time. We need to start negotiating with them, fight on securing their clearance in other to start working with them."