By SALIHI ABUBAKAR BELLO, Kano
Former Coach of the Nigeria Flying Eagle, Kabiru Baleria has been appointed the Interim Head Coach of the Kano Pillars Football Club.
The appointment according to the management of the club through its spokesman, came with immediate effect pending the appointment of substantive technical adviser.
Rilwanu Idris Malikawa, the spokesman told Kakaaki Reporters that the appointment of Kabiru Baleria followed the expiration of the contract of the club’s technical adviser Ibrahim A. Musa.
The spokesman added the management of the Kano Pillars, under the leadership of Alhaji Tukur Babangida charged the interim head coach to work closely with other technical crew and Kano Pillars supporting staff in discharging his duties.
He confirmed that the management has confidence that Kabiru Baleria would use his immense experience in football coaching at high level to move the club forward for the period he is going to handle the team.
Kakaaki Reporters gathered that the new technical adviser would be appointed by the management of the club in due course.
Malikawa told us that five new players which includes, Surajoddeen Ayele, Sunday Chinedu, Augustine Igenepo, Jeffrey Essi and Obaleke Thomas from Nasarawa united, Kwara united, Niger Tornadoes and Crown football clubs have reached advanced stage in negotiations with them ahead of the new season.
He noted that plans are also under way to promote two or three players from the feeder team to the senior team before the commencement of 2018/2019 Npfl season.
Kakaaki Reporters confirmed that Kano Pillars would resume training on Thursday, November 8th, at Sani Abacha International Sadium ( Kofar Mata) after a two weeks breaks.