Former Nigerian international, Abdul Sule, has said Kogi United Football Club will gain promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League at the end of the coming season.
He said his top-target for the Lokoja-based club as its Technical Director is to take it to the top league.
Abdul, a class of 1990 Clement Westerhof led Super Eagles, was appointed Technical Director to Kogi United FC by the Sole Administrator of the Kogi state-owned clubs, Mallam Abdul Adama.
The former defunct Stationary Stores and BCC Lions attacker who spoke through the club’s media officer, Samuel Ahmadu, revealed his appointment was in consideration of bringing his wealth of experience to bear at getting Kogi United to the elite league.
“It’s an opportunity for me to be part of Kogi United – I have garnered a lot of experience in football, most importantly while in Europe and look forward to bringing them to bear in helping to achieve the main target of getting to the Nigerian Premier league.”
I believe with the help of the state government and the continual cooperation of the Sole Administrator and coaches – we are capable of making good success as a football club.”
Revealing his assessment on the club’s technical crew in training session, he commended the efforts of the technical crew led by Coach Fatai Osho while admitting the club has bounce of quality players capable of helping the club compete for honours.
He assured the coaches his best support while promising not to interfere in their selections of players but insisted he will be ready to offer technical observations to achieve good results.
Abdul Sule, a Kogi state indigene played ten games, scoring two goals in Africa Cup and World Cup matches for the Super Eagles from 1990 to 1993.
Written By Joshua Odeyemi of the Daily Trust.