Remo Stars' Osho thumbs up players for Nasarawa victory

The Sky Blue Stars tactician has credited his players for their slim victory over Solid Miners in Sunday's NPFL clash on Sunday

Remo Stars' Fatai Osho has credited his players for their narrow victory over Nasarawa United in Sunday's Nigeria Professional Football League clash at the Gateway International Stadium on Sunday.

Dufegha Eric's 50th minute goal ensured the Sky Blue Stars remain unbeaten in their last three Nigerian topflight encounters which has seen then move one step up on the log, and the tactician was excited with his side's performance against the Solid Miners after the game.

"I want to give it to our players, they played so well with their mental toughness against Nasarawa United," Osho said after the game.

"Nasarawa United are a good side and for us to beat them, I told my players at the end of the first half to raise their game beyond 100% and they came back in the second half to make the difference."

Having stepped up on the NPFL table, the gaffer believes it is not yet uhuru for his team who are on the mission to avoid relegation at the end of the 2016/17 season.

"We still have a long way to go, we are still not in a good position and for us to leave that position we have to start getting points,'' he continued.

"The players did it against Abia Warriors, they are confident of getting results anywhere away from home and they are optimistic of getting points on the road too.

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"I am sure the team will swim out of the relegation waters, we have the team who are ready to do that. The team chemistry will also assist us to achieve that and we will definitely escape." Osho assured."