Kwara United handler, Azeez Mohammed resigns


Coach Abdulazeez Mohammed has resigned as the Technical Adviser of Kwara United Football Club.

The Coach revealed to the Media Team immediately after his team lost by 2-0 to Nasarawa United FC of Lafia at the New Jos Stadium, in Plateau, in the Matchday Seven of the NPFL decided this evening, that he is “stepping aside”.

The technical crew were given two match ultimatum after losing by two goal to Enyimba International FC at the Enyimba Stadium in Aba, in the Matchday Four encounter.

The team struggled to beat Akwa United FC in Ibadan, and lost their two straight away games to Plateau United and Nasarawa United, both in Jos.

According to Coach Abdulazeez, “I have to step aside in view of the consistent run of poor results. The potentials are there for us to do well, but its unfortunate that things are going the wrong way.

“I am stepping aside. I wish the club the best of luck in the ongoing season.

While reacting to the resignation, the General Manager, Bashir Badawiy said that the decision of the coach has been accepted, and that the club will take necessary actions very soon.

“We have accepted his resignation, as he has accepted full responsibility for the club’s poor run. We cannot continue like this, despite the commitment of the government, the management and stakeholders.

Coach Abdulazeez Mohammed was engaged on an interim bases with 12 matches to end the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, following the relocation of Coach Usman Abdullahi Biffo to the USA, after the expiration of his three year contract.

Kwara United FC unveiled him as the new Technical Adviser after the 2021/2022 season. Mohammed berthed on the Nigerian coaching scene in 2020 with Katsina United, securing their status in the NPFL before leaving the team.

He was in charge of the CAF Confederation Cup competition involving Kwara United FC, and immediately after the club’s elimination, began preparations for the ongoing NPFL season.

The Nigerian of Igala extraction coached over six well organized Clubs in Sudan, promoting them from lower Divisions to Top league sides.

They include: Shabab FC in 2012; Al Maurada FC in 2014; Alamir FC between 2014/15; Wadil Nyala FC in 2015; Alamal Athbara FC between 2015/16 Season; Wad Hashim Sinnar SC between 2016/17 and Al Hilal Alfashir between 2018/21.


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