By: Wale Oyekanmi
Wikki Tourists head coach, Abdullahi Adamu has declared his readiness to build a formidable team ahead of the forthcoming NPFL season during an exclusive interview with www.ckdmedia.ng
The former Green Berets FC gaffer took over the reign at Wikki on a rescue mission sequel to the resignation of coach Sherif Abdallah owing to poor run of results.
According to the young and tactical coach
"Yes, it was a very tough season but the most important thing is that we were able to achieve our target which was to rescue the team from relegation.
"Preparations ahead of next season have started and our main target is to build a formidable team that can challenge the top four teams in the league. He revealed
The former Katsina United assistant coach also said,
"the management have dropped some players and negotiations are ongoing to replace them with quality players that would add value and restore the glory of Wikki Tourists. Our media team will send a press release to notify the public about our recruitment when we are ready. He assured
The Bauchi born coach who hailed from Burra, Ningi Local government area of Bauchi State went further to appreciate the effort of the state government, management and the teeming fans of Wikki Tourists for their support and trust when the going was tough during the just concluded season
"I wish to appreciate the State Government under the leadership of Governor Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir, the management and teeming fans of Wikki Tourists for their support and trust when the going was tough and rough, they stood by the team and ensure that we escaped relegation. Abdullahi concluded
Coach Abdullah's Wikki Tourists finished the season 15th on the league table following a convincing 2 - 0 victory over Adamawa United on the final day of the league.