Towering defender, James Okwuosa believes Chippa United can do even better this season following an impressive 2015/2016 season.

The Nigerian-born defender, a vital cog in the the impressive side last season has committed to the Chilli Boys by signing a two year contract.

“It feels good to be back here training with the boys,” said Okwuosa speaking to chippautdfc.co.za before the second training session on Thursday.

“All I want is to make a contribution to this team. I am grateful for the warm welcome I received from the coach, technical team and players.  Everybody, including management and staff has been good to me.

Okwuosa said his focus is work hard during the pre-season and be ready when the season starts.

“I always set myself goals as a footballer and believe that as a group we can create something special this season.

“Last season was great, but this season we will do even better. We must remain focused and work hard, beacuse it will not be easy.

“The supporters were big part of what we achieved last season and we have to pay them back by making them proud on the field of play.

Okwuosa reserved a special praise for Chairman, Chippa Mpengesi, “We are like brothers now. I consider the Chairman as family. He is a true leader and I thank him for supporting me all the way,”

Meanwhile the Club can confirm the signing of Uitenhage-born and former Bush Bucks defender, Bongani Kama on a one year deal with an option to renew for a year.