By Kano Pillars FC

Surajo Jambul and Mr. Soccoia

The much awaited day has finally arrived as the newly appointed technical adviser of the former Nigerian Champions, Kano Pillars FC, Mr. Emmanuel Lionel Soccoia, formerly took over the mantle of leading the technical crew of the club on Monday.



The former FC Leopard of South Africa tactician oversaw the affairs of the club’s training session at the Bukavu Army Barrack, Kano.


He promised to give all the players equal opportunity to express themselves before he comes up with his squad.


“Every player must be given a chance to train with the team and only committed ones will be in my team, Mr. Lionel said.


Shortly before he took over the affairs of the team, the French tactician solicits the support and cooperation of the technical team for the success of his assignment and the team in general.


“I’m in Kano Pillars for a purpose and therefore, there is a need for us to put our heads together in order to achieve success”, Mr. Lionel concluded.


Responding, former technical adviser of the club, who is now serving as the chief coach, Ibrahim A. Musa has pledged their support to the new head of the technical team and wished the Sai Masu Gida a successful outing in the 2020/21 football season.

Coach Jugunu

It could be recall that, Mr. Emanuel Lionel Soccoia was unveiled alongside nine other newly recruited players on Thursday by the club Chairman, Alhaji Surajo Shuaibu Yahaya Jambul at Tahir Guest Palace, Kano.


Fans of the Pride of Kano are optimistic that their darling team is among the favorites to lift the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, title and the Aiteo cup. And they are also hoping for a good outing at the CAF Confederation cup.

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