ABS UNVEILS NEW PLAYERS

BY OLAYINKA OWOLEWA

Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, on Thursday unveiled its new players ahead of the commencement of the 2019/2020 Nigeria National League (NNL).

Unveiling the players, the club’s Director of football, Alloy Chukwuemeka, urged the players to be good ambassadors of the club.

He told them that the motto of the club is Discipline and that they must uphold it wherever they found themselves not only on the pitch.

Chukwuemeka assured them that their welfare would be given top priority and asked the new boys to reciprocate with good performances when the league kicks off on Friday.

The Nigeria Premier league Club Owners’ Scribe, congratulated the new players for scaling through the trial processes before they were picked by the coach and asked them to justify the confidence reposed in them by the Technical Crew.

Two of the 17 players unveiled, Sufian Bello and Muri Dagbo were from the youths. 

The other 15 players are:  Abiola Sabitu, a goalkeeper, Obinna Ezeoha, striker, Abdulraheem Saad, 

Eghosa Anderson, Mubarak Akorewe are all wingers. 

The others are Saheed Ogunmoye, Elijah Akanmu, Yunusa Nazifi, Ridwan Gafar who are all defenders. Also signed are midfielders: Joshua Obeng, Christopher Chukwujekwu, Taofik Aremu, Azeez Abdulsalam. The club also signed two wingers: Ignatius Goje and

Samaila Bulus.

The Kits Manager of the club, Rasheed Adeniyi, was presented with the staff outstanding award for the year while coach Shuaib Abdulkadir, who was sent to a refresher course by the club, also presented his certificate to the club’s Director of football. 

The unveiling was witnessed by the chairman of the Kwara Football Association, Malam Idris Musa, the ABS Head Coach, Yomi Elijah, veteran sports journalist, Bayour Issa, chairman Nigeria Football Coaches Association, Kwara chapter, Coach Tunde Sanni and a host of others.