Former Nigeria Football League goal king, Junior Lokosa has returned to the league as he joins Ikenne based club, Remo Stars FC, reports.

He completes his transfer to the Sky Blue Stars club on Friday as a free agent ahead of the kickoff of the second stanza of 2022/23 season.

The former NPFL top scorer says he is ready to advance the course of an ambitious Remo Stars with goals.

"It's good to be back to the NPFL, Remo Stars is a new challenge for me, as the club has stamped itself as one of the top teams in the NPFL, and with great ambition.

"Having qualified for the CAF Confederation Cup at the end of last season, there is a drive in the club to win trophies and also be among the top Nigerian team that features regular in the continent.

“I will be happy, to contribute my quota towards making the team finish the second part of the season among the top three teams in group B and as well pick a Super 6 playoff ticket.

"I was the top scorer of the NPFL, and I hope to score goals for Remo Stars, as that is my job as a striker."

Lokosa played for First Bank FC before moving to Kano Pillars in May 2017 where he emerge top scorer in 2019.

He leaves for Espérance Sportive de Tunis winning the CAF Champions League before signing a six-month contract with Simba FC of Tanzania.

He later had a brief stint with Kwara United where he scored 8 times in the 2021/2022 season.

He was reported to have completed a one-year deal with Al Rayyan in 2022.


By Uche Dozie