By Kano Pillars FC

Kano state Government has reaffirmed its determination in ensuring that Kano Pillars FC achieved all the necessary requirements ahead of its preparations to participate in the forthcoming CAF Confederation cup.



This was disclosed by the state commissioner for youths and sports development, Comrade Kabiru Ado Lakwaya while receiving the report of the ad-hoc committee sets up by his ministry to come up with recommendations for a coach with CAF A licensing certificate as required by the Confederation of African Football, CAF.


“I real appreciate your efforts in putting heads together to come up with ideas that would help in moving Kano Pillars football club forward, the commissioner said.


Comrade Kabiru Ado Lakwaya said the report of the committee would be considered for appropriate action.


He commended the committee for keeping time and the job well done.


Earlier, the chairman of the committee who doubled as the chairman of Kano state football Association, Alhaji Dr. Sharif Rabi’u Inuwa Ahlan said the committee had received a curriculum vitae of over five coaches from various parts of the country for the job.


He also explained that they make a recommendations and hope the Government would follow their recommendations and employed the best one among them.


He thanked the commissioner for given them chance to served their state and assured that they are ready to contribute their quota at all time for the development of sports in the state.



The presentation of the report was witnessed by the special Adviser to the state Governor on sports matters, Alhaji Kabiru Baita and Permanent Secretary, ministry of sports and youth development, Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmad Sagagi.


The 3-man committee saddled with the responsibility to recommend a new technical adviser for the 4-time Nigeria Professional Football League champions include; Kano state Football Association Chairman, Alhaji Dr. Sharif Rabiu Inuwa Ahlan as chairman while Chairman of the club, Alhaji Surajo Shuaibu Yahaya and SSA to the Kano state Governor on sports, Alhaji Ibrahim Mu’azzam have served as members.


It could recalled that the management of Kano Pillars FC has since started negotiation with former national U-20 coach, the Flying Eagles, Manu Garba for the job considering that the club is among the four that would represent the country in the 2020/2021 continental football and no one among its present technical crew has CAF A licencing which is the benchmark regarding coaching on the continent.

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