June 19, 2024

Kwara United FC on Tuesday unveiled Kabiru Dogo as the Technical Adviser of the club.

Sporting Tribune reports that the club unveiled Dogo at a brief ceremony, held at its secretariat in Ilorin.

Speaking at the event, Bashir Badawiy General Manager of the club, said that the unveiling was done in keeping with the standard of the team as a reputable brand.

He noted that the club finalised Dogo’s appointment a few weeks ago.

“This unveiling is like a ritual for us. Coach Kabiru Dogo is one of our own and we must give him the respect,” he said.

The GM  expressed belief in the new gaffer to deliver for the club

Badawiy said that the coach was handed a 3-year contract and that the management would try its best to support him in order to succeed.

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He thanked the state government under the leadership of Malam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for its support for the club and promised that the management would not relent in its efforts towards taking the team to enviable heights.

In his remarks, Dogo said the dream of every coach and player was to work for Kwara United, given its status as one of the big outfits in the country.

He also thanked the management for giving him the opportunity to serve his state.

“I want to assure everybody that by God’s grace during our time, Kwara United will continue to progress and achieve more,” he said.

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The former Wikki Tourists gaffer said that his immediate target was to secure stability for the club.

He added that the team was replete with experienced and young players that could be explored to get results

“What I met on the ground in the team is good. We only need to change their mentality, psyche them up and change their attitude towards work- and they are now responding well,” he said.

While commending his predecessors, the tactician said he would leverage on their achievements to take the club to the highest level.

Meanwhile, Kwara United currently occupies 8th position on the log of the 10-teams-tied Group A of the NPFL abridged league with nine points from nine games after the first stanza of the league.

The club, which currently hosts their home games at the Lekan Salami Adamasingba Stadium in Ibadan,will be hoping to turn things around for good when the NPFL gets back on track after the election break.

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