ABS appoint officers for feeder team


The management of Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, has appointed Team Coordinator and other officials for its U-15 football team.

The club in a statement signed by its Director of Football, Alloy Chukwuemeka on Saturday in Ilorin, said a former Media Officer of the team, Mr. Jimoh Bashir is the Team Coordinator.

The statement also confirmed the appointment of Mr. Toyin Saheed as the Media Officer for the youth team.

Mr. Taofeek Babatunde was appointed as Assistant Coach to Suleiman Toume.

According to the statement, their appointment is with the immediate effect.

A former player of the club, Yahaya Oniyangi was also appointed as the Curator for the U-15.

Responding to his appointment, Bashir said he is surprised by the assignment but promised to give his best while discharging his duties.

“It is a break away from what I’m used to.

“I will do my best to justify the confidence reposed in me.

“The confidence is a challenge. I will uphold the moto of the club which is discipline.

“I promise not to disappoint the club” Bashir said.

ABS FC will square up with the U-15 teams of Remo Stars, Sunshine Stars, 3SC and MFM FC in Osogbo in a LaLiga/ League Management Company (LMC) organised U-15 competition.

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