Relegated ABS Loses Top Players.

No fewer than thirteen top players, who featured for Abubakar Bukola Saraki Football Club (ABS) last season, have moved to other clubs, according to their spokesman Bashir Jimoh.

The Players includes Ichull Lordson (Warri Wolves), Stone Evbowaine (Dolphins), Abdul Bashir and Zenke (both to Enyimba), Akeem Onigbari, Akeem Audu and yusuf Abubakar (all to Kwara United).

The club’s spokesman revealed this to, adding that several coaches are interested in the vacant head coach position at the Ilorin-based club.

Nigeria National League.
Nigeria National League.

Former ABS manager, Suleiman Dogo, has since joined Nasarawa United. Jimoh listed former ABS hand;er Festus Allen and Erasmus Onuh as one of the many other who have disclosed interest.

“We have a lot of coaches who have applied to take over ABS FC. We have 32 applications now, though it was not that many until coach Dogo left for Nasarawa United. Coaches Festus Allen, Erasmus Onuh and Brimoh are among the applicants. We will soon name a coach to handle the team,” Jimoh told MTNFootball.

ABS are bracing up for life in the lower Nigeria National League and kicks off their campaign against Abia Comets on January 25.