Ambitious Premier League debutants, Abia Warriors Football Club of Umuahia have unveiled former Flying Eagles Coach Ladan Bosso as the club’s new Technical Adviser.
Unveiling the highly experienced coach to the players, Management, Board sports enthusiasts and the entire supporters of Abia Warriors at the Umuahia Township Stadium, the Chairman of the club, Chief Emeka Inyama said the club had always admired the technical quality of Bosso and was happy to have him at last.
While describing the coach as one of the best in the country, the chairman hoped he would bring his experience to bear and ensure that Abia Warriors create an impact in its debut Premier League Season.
He commended Governor T.A. Orji for approving the appointment of Bosso who led Bayelsa United to the 3rd position in last season’s Premier League, as Abia Warriors Technical Adviser and promised that the team will not disappoint him and their teeming supporters adding that his contract is laden with lots of incentives in order to motivate the coach to greater performance.
In their speeches, the Abia State Commissioner for Sports, Chief David Chigbu, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Sports Mr Ejikeme Ikwunze and the Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Nwoke Nwoke, all expressed happiness at the arrival of coach Bosso and expressed confidence that the Niger State-born tactician will take the club to the expected heights.
Speaking to the fans after his unveiling, coach Ladan Bosso said he came to Umuahia to achieve success adding that he was happy to be part of Abia Warriors FC despite qualifying Bayelsa United for the African Confederations cup.
The former Kano Pillars tactician, who is also the Vice President National Association of Nigerian Coaches said he has set a target for himself in order to remain a role model to his colleagues across the nation and solicited the cooperation of other members of the technical crew, the players and the entire Abians.
By Igwe Onuoha