Remo Stars Goalkeeper Moses Ocheje has described the 2018/2019 season as tedious and wearisome for players in the Nigeria Professional Football League.
The LMC adopted the abridged format to help the league recover the time it lost last year due to a world cup break, crisis at the Glass House and an initial inability of the Nigeria National League to produce the expected number of teams meant to join the top-tier League.
The former Sunshine Stars goalkeeper, Moses Ocheje in a chat with brila.net spoke on the challenges of the abridged league.
“This league is not easy. Having to play on Sundays and on Wednesdays, it leaves players fatigued. Abridge league is one in which when you lose at home it takes you a long time to recover.
Normally when you play 20 games you would have some level of confidence that if you lose at home you can make away matches but that is not the case with abridge matches.
When you lose at home it would be difficult because no team wants to lose at home which makes it one of the toughest leagues.”
Remo Stars lie bottom of group A in the NPFL and were able to get a 1-1 draw away to MFM FC on Sunday in a matchday 19 fixture.