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Kogi United Signs ‘promotion Specialist’ Tunde Abdulrahman As New Coach



Tunde Abdulrahman has been unveiled as the new Head Coach of Nigeria National League, NNL side, Kogi United. Abdulrahman, 58, will head the technical department of the Lokoja based club taking after the exit of Ishaya Jatau who was sacked after one game.

Executive of Kogi United, Abdul Sule at the unveiling gathering on Wednesday in Lokoja said the choice to bring Abdulrahman was simple in light of his track records and accomplishments in managing teams.

Sule stated that the administration would give the new tactician the required and vital support to accomplish the club’s objective, which is to pick up promotion to the NPFL.

“We are glad to acquire Coach Abdulrahman to Kogi United, he’s an awesome coach who does the job with total devotion, it was simple for us to get him as his history and aspirations rhyme with ours.

“I’ve watched him play, I’ve seen the club’s he’s instructed, he’s an extraordinary player, awesome coach and I’m certain the fortunes that have been tailing him with different clubs he’s figured out how to pick up promotion will keep on working for him as he’s currently with us,” he said.

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Abdulrahman who helped about five clubs to pick up promotion to the NPFL expressed delight with the chance to work with Kogi United.

“I’m happy to be here, it’s an extraordinary opportunity, we don’t have sufficient time to delay, we know our aim and focus, it’s to go to NPFL, It’s past due for us to be in the NPFL

“let my coming be a chance to be in addition to your desires.

“I’m here to work, to set you up well for games, to win matches and I simply let you realize that to be a champion it is difficult, I will require your total devotion and responsibility, I’m requesting everybody support and I’m interested in counsel that will help us accomplish our objectives,” Ex- Ranchers Bees defender stated.

Tunde Abdulrahman hails from Kwara State. He has played for Nasarawa United, Ranchers Bees and a member of Kaduna Football team to the Oluyole 79 National Sports Festival in Ibadan.

He has managed Prominent clubs such as Wikki Tourists, Katsina United, Elkanemi Warriors, Niger Tornadoes, Gabros FC (now FC IfeanyiUbah), FC Taraba and Jigawa Golden Stars.

Kogi United will go up against Jigawa Golden Stars on Saturday in Matchday 4 of the NNL in Lokoja.

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