Kwara United Board Asks Coaches Ashifat, Taofeek to Step Aside

Kwara United Board Asks Coaches Ashifat, Taofeek to Step Aside
May 14 07:24 2022

The Board of Kwara United Football Club has approved the suspension of Coaches Ashifat Sulaiman and Taofeek Babatunde for the rest of the ongoing season.

Confirming the development to the Media Team today, the Club’s Chairman, Kumbi Titiloye said that the step taken by the Board became imperative to ensure total commitment in the team.

“The Chief Coach, Ashifat Sulaiman and the Assistant Coach, Taofeek Babatunde have been asked to step aside because of negligence of duty, as well as pursuit of more effectiveness.

“We are very much aware that the season in nearing completion, but adjustments towards obtaining effectiveness can be done anytime, especially as remaining fixtures are enough for the team to make more positive impact.” Kumbi Titiloye explained.

The two coaches have been replaced with Coaches Ijaiya Lookman and Mukaila Olaniyi.

Ijaiya and Olaniyi were before now, Head Coach and Assistant Coach of the junior team respectively.

“We have elevated the Head Coach of our U-15 team, Coach Ijaiya Lookman, and his Assistant, Coach Mukaila Olaniyi, pending when substantive appointments would be made at the end of the season,” Titiloye added.

Both Ashifat Sulaiman and Taofeek Babatunde joined Kwara United FC in 2019.

Titiloye charged the newly elevated Coaches to make positive difference and justify the confidence reposed on them by the Board.

Kwara United are currently sixth on the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table with 40 points, and will host Shooting Stars Sports Club in Matchday 28 on Sunday in Ilorin.

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