Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, El-Kanemi Warriors, have made a big statement of intent ahead of the new season by signing seven foreign players.
The Maiduguri-based team, who are determined to earn at least a continental ticket next season, have recruited the best from the continent.
Topping the list are three Ghanaians- Sule Muhammed, top striker at the U-20 World Cup, Isaac Ekong, a goalkeeper, and a defensive midfielder, Anthony Yefou.
Also recruited are Gambia national team goalkeeper, an Ivorian left full-back, a point-man from the Togolese league, and a combative midfielder from Cameroon.
El-Kanemi already boast one of the best tacticians in the country, having secured the services of league winning coach, Imama Amapakabor.
The players are currently on holiday and are expected back next week ahead of the new season.