Sokoto United have unveiled former Gombe United Chief coach, Mohammed Mohammed as their new Technical Adviser forward of the 2021/2022 NNL season on a two-year contract.
At the disclosing ceremony on Saturday, the state Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Bashir Usman Gorau, challenged the brand new supervisor to get the membership promoted to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) within the coming soccer season.
The commissioner mentioned the membership has additionally engaged the service of a authorized adviser to assist the staff deal with all its authorized affairs in addition to gamers’ contract in a extra skilled method.
According to Mr. Gorau, that is the primary time because the formation of the membership in 1995 that it is going to be partaking a authorized adviser, in addition to signing a coach for greater than a season with the intention of reworking the membership to run professionally.
He assured the brand new technical crew of an improved welfare bundle for the staff and the required help to make sure they obtain the goal of gaining promotion to the NPFL and improvement of soccer within the state.
“Today is an attention-grabbing day and occasion to unveil our Technical crew. The journey to the NPFL begins now. We have made the proper selection of appointing you and your assistants after consulting with each key stakeholders inside and outdoors the state. That’s why we have now invited everybody to witness this unveiling.
“Welcome our amiable Technical Adviser. Let me also challenge you and your team to take Sokoto United to the elite division next season as my Ministry and management of the club would give you the free hand to pick players of your choice without interference as all we crave is to play in the NPFL next season,” he mentioned.
Coach Mohammed Mohammed in his acceptance speech thanked the Ministry for giving him the chance to serve and promised to carry his wealth of expertise to bear in different to actualize the set goal.
“I want to thank the Almighty God for this wonderful opportunity and also the Hon. Commissioner, the Permanent Secretary and Director of Sports for making it possible to be part of this wonderful family. I believe so much in hard work and Sokoto United won’t be an exception,” the brand new coach mentioned.
“It’s not going to be straightforward, however with a strong construction by way of gamers recruitment and with the already current excessive stage of gamers welfare right here, we will obtain our promotion goal subsequent season.
“I would like us to be affected person as we take our steps one after the opposite. I and my crew can guarantee you of excellent and result-oriented soccer subsequent season.
“The caliber of people I would be working with are highly experienced and together we shall place Sokoto United where it truly belongs which is the NPFL”.
Also current on the unveiling ceremony are; the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Sports Development, Hajiya Amina Dekada, Director of Sports, Bala Ubandoma, Sokoto State FA Chairman, represented by Comrade Sanusi Zulu, SWAN (Sokoto Chapter), Sokoto State Referee Council Chairman, Dr. Bello Abubakar, Sokoto United Supporters Club, and different dignitaries.