Junior Lokosa Make U-Turn Returns To NPFL

Super Eagles forward, Junior Lokosa has completed a move back to the Nigeria Premier Football League NPFL Updates reports.

The former Kano Pillars FC forward, agreed to terms and signed for Remo Stars. He will remain with the team until the end of the season.

The NPFL is on a mid-season break orchestrated by the general elections holding in Nigeria.

In 2018/19 season, Junior was the NPFL top scorer with nineteen goals. That season, he scored a total of twenty-six goals in thirty-five appearance for Kano Pillars.

Before the restart of the 2019/2020 season, he signed for Esperance de Tunis in the Tunisia Ligue 1.

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He failed to impress club officials and was deemed surplus. He made just eleven appearnces for the North African club before he was released.

In 2021, he moved the Tanzania league, joining Simba Sports Club as a free agent.

How Simba SC welcomed Junior Lokosa:

“Welcome Junior Lokosa, Simba S.C wrote on its official social media handles shortly after securing Junior.

“An established player from Nigeria who also played for Esperance is ready in Msimbazi after completing his move to the club.

“Our primary target is to reach the semi-final of the CAF Champions League, as well as successfully defend the league title and the FA Cup.

“Welcome to Simba established striker Lokosa Junior. The Simba Super Cup competition is eagerly waiting for you.”

And in Tanzania, Junior failed to feature in a single competitive match. Because he suffered injury setbacks. And shortly after, he was deemed surplus and released.

He made a brief return to the NPFL joining Kwara United as a free agent. But will later make a move outside Nigeria few months after.

The 29-year-old early in 2022, made a move to Saudi Arabia. He joined Al-Rayyan. An outfit playing in the Saudi Arabia second division.

Staying briefly in Saudi Arabia, Junior signed for Remo Stars. He is expected to employ his wealth of experience on match days.

Junior made his international debut for Nigeria against Democratic Republic of Congo, on 28 May, 2018.

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