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Kano State Unveils New Technical Adviser For Kano Pillars Football Club

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has charged the new technical adviser to Kano pillars football club, Salisu Yusuf (D--Black) to return the club to its glory days.


The Governor, who was represented by his deputy, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna said this at ceremony held on Tuesday at the Coronation Hall,Government House Kano during the unveiling the new Technical Adviser. He mandated him to bring his wealth of experience to bear on the development of the team.


"Salisu D-Black is highly experienced,having coached the Super Eagles National Team,we have confidence with him at the helm of affairs,he will return the club to its rightful place in the Nigerian and African Continent Football Ganduje...this is your home therefore you are welcome back Ganduje said".


Meanwhile, the governor also distributed 96 million Naira cheques to 47 football clubs in the State participating in the National league.


According to him, the funds would help the amateur teams to participate in the 2021/2022 National league season.


He explained that all the 10 teams participating in Division 1 will receive 3 million Naira each, the 29 teams from division 2 each will get 2 million Naira while 8 teams from division 3 each will have 1 million Naira respectively.


"This is a promise made and fulfilled by the State Government".


"We appreciate the club owners for their efforts in managing the teams and also for engaging the youths as these will prevent them from social vices".


"We also appreciate the efforts of the State Football Association through initiating standard tournaments for the youths he said".


The Governor promised the commitment and continued support of the state government towards sport development.


Speaking also at the event, the Commissioner Of Youth and Sports Development,Kabiru Ado Lakwaya described the programme as human development initiated by the Ganduje administration to promote sports activities. He revealed that his ministry is collaborating with Coca-Cola to train twenty thousand youths from the State as part effort of empowering them.


Others who spoke during the occasion include the Chairman of the Kano Football Association Sharu Rabi'u Ahlan and the Chairman Of Clever Warriors Football Club Dr.Najib Kurawa.




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