Modou Jobe says his El Kanemi Warriors side are eagerly looking forward to the return of the Nigeria Professional Football League matches this season.
The nation’s topflight embarked on a World Cup break in May but had since failed to resume owing the crisis rocking Nigeria football, including it organisers League Management Company.
Before the break in June, the Borno Army lost 1-0 to MFM in Lagos but still hang on 13th position, with 29 points - a point above the relegation places.
However, the Gambia goalkeeper assures that they will continue to work hard to stay in the top shape in the anticipation for a resumption date in coming days.
“Our players are in good shape. Even when the league went on break for the World Cup, they came back with the hopes that the league will resume on the stipulated date," Jobe told Goal.
“We are surprised that they were all fit and I think they know that there is competition in the team and every player want to get the chance to play under our coach. So we are all doing everything possible to be in top shape and bracing up for the resumption of the league.
“Apart from that, we have been engaging in a couple of friendly matches and met some good sides who have really given us really great tests. We are fine and cannot wait to see the league back.”