Abubakar Bala: Tornadoes’ gaffer gets national team appointments

Abubakar Bala: Tornadoes’ gaffer gets national team appointments

Niger Tornadoes Technical Adviser Abubakar Bala Mohammed has been appointed by the Nigeria Football Federation as assistant coach of the Super Eagles B team upon the recommendation of the Technical & Development Sub-Committee, a Committee headed by Comrade Ahmed Yusuf Fresh and saddled with the responsibility of scouting for National Team Coaches.

Bala’s appointment did not come as a surprise due to his fast rising coaching profile.

The Niger State Born Soccer Tactician had twice guided Niger Tornadoes to Aiteo Cup Final in recent memory (2017&2019) losing narrowly to Akwa United and Kano Pillars in the showpiece finales.

Another land mark achievement by the former Kwara United gaffer was guiding Niger Tornadoes to clinching the 2021 NNL Super 8 play off in Enugu, as the Ikon Allah Boys gained an instant return back to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL)

Recalled that Abubakar Bala Mohammed was once an assistant to Paul Aigbogun, former Coach of the National U20 team to 2018 FIFA World Cup in Poland.

Bala will assist Salisu Yusuf Head Coach of the Super Eagles B team alongaide Kennedy Boboye (Assistant Coach); Fatai Osho (Assistant Coach); Fidelis Ikechukwu (Assistant Coach); Eboboritse Uwejamomere (Match Analyst) and Ike Shorounmu (Goalkeepers’ Trainer) and Suleiman Shuaibu (Goalkeepers’ Trainer 2)

Alhassan Mohammed Kutigi
Media Officer,
Niger Tornadoes FC Minna.

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