Chairman of Nigeria Football Coaches Association (NFCA), Kwara chapter, Coach Tunde Sanni has congratulated the duo of Suleiman Shaibu and Ilerika Haruna Usman on the recent appointment as National team coaches.
In a personally signed congratulatory message, Coach Tunde Sanni praised Suleiman Shuaibu and Usman Haruna Ilerika, while describing the duo as outstanding colleagues who will veer their respective national teams to a path of greatness, competence, and development.
In his message: ‘Usman Ilerika is one of the most qualified coaches in Nigeria and has been in the national team set-up for sometimes, his years in service is defined in superlative terms’.
‘Similarly, Suleiman Shuaibu has been around for a while, to this end, this new milestone is not entirely surprising, rather a reward for their years of illustrious dedication to the profession.I am confident they willdeliver on their mandate to improve their respective teams and we wish them the best in their endeavor’, Coach Tunde said.
He commended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for having excellent vision and focus to appoint capable hands from Kwara, and stated the association have capable hands in their folds and will be readily available whenever called upon.
Coach Sanni also praised the committments of the Kwara State Football Association, led by Malam Idris Abdullahi Miss, stressing that the recent development has captured the great work of the administration while calling on other coaches to be patient and steadfast in application to the rules of the game to achieve greater success.
Recall the NFF recently announced the names of coaches to serve in various national teams, where Coach Usman Haruna Ilerika will lead the National U-15 boys’ crew and Suleiman Shuaibu will serve under Ladan Bosso as goalkeeper trainer to the Flying Eagles.