Kano Pillars Football Club on Wednesday said it has appointed Abdulsalam Abubakar and Hassan Abdullah as assistant coaches in the club.
A statement by the club’s spokesman, Rilwani Malikawa, said the two coaches would assist the club’s Technical Adviser, Babaganaru Muhammad.
It said the appointments were approved by the club’s management board at its emergency meeting held at the club secretariat in Kano on Wednesday.
“The appointment of the two assistant coaches was as part of management’s efforts to boost the club’s technical department in order to meet the challenges ahead,’’ the statement quoted Malikawa as saying.
He was further quoted as saying the coaches have been directed to work closely with Muhammad.
“The management urged them (the coaches) to dedicate themselves to the progress of the club in all areas, and especially in the ongoing 2015/2016 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).’’
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new assistant coaches were expected to join the team on Thursday at their training ground at the Pillars Stadium in Kano.(NAN)