We will sustain ABS FC structure with winning mentality and robust talent hunt -Jimoh Bashir


Newly appointed Coordinator of Abubakar Bukola Saraki Football Club, (ABS FC) Ilorin, Jimoh Bashir has assured that the structure of Club, which has produced a lot of football talents across the country and beyond would be sustained with a renewed vigor of winning mentality to produce more talents.

He spoke today, Saturday June 8, 2024, at his inaugural meeting with the management and officials of the club in Ilorin.

Bashir said his return to ABS FC was to re-enact his performance when he was the Team Coordinator of the ABS FC U-15 that won the first NPFL/Laliga promises championship in Nigeria.

He reiterated his determination to sustain the structure which had given hundreds of young talented players and coaches the opportunity to excel in their soccer careers.

He charged the club officials to rise up against any challenge to keep the structure going for youth development and growth in football.

As part of his new program, he has confirmed the activation of both the club’s U-15, U-18 and the senior teams to participate in different cadres of the Nigeria league with assurance that competent coaches would be appointed soonest to take charge of the teams.

The Coordinator said the ABS FC/PTDT players Talent Development Program will start soonest in the six geo-political zones with approved centers in Kaduna, Bauchi, Ilorin, Ado Ekiti, Owerri and Calabar, even as he charged the Programme Consultant to expedite actions with the Zonal Coordinators for immediate commencement of the program.

He thanked the Proprietor of the Club, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Chairman of the Club Mr Seni Saraki, management and fans of the club for opportunity to serve in the club

Present at the meeting were the Club’s Director of Football, Chief Alloy Chukwuemeka, Administrative Secretary, Mrs Fumilayo Owolabi, newly appointed Media Officer, Mr Tosh Michael, Vice Chairman of kwara SWAN, Malam Toyin Saheed, Chairman of ABS FC Supporters club and other club officials.


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