Gombe United has confirmed Coach Abubakar Bala as its new Technical
Adviser to prosecute the 2017/2018 Nigeria National League, AOIFootball.com reports.
The interim management board of the club led by Alhaji Usman Ahmed
congratulated Coach Bala on his new appointment, whilst also assuring that the state government would continue to support Gombe United to achieve its target back to Nigerian top flight.
“We had our teething problems last season when United was
relegated to the lower league last season.
“And we hope to surpass excellently this season by gaining promotion back to
Nigeria Professional Football League.
“To the technical adviser, it is a new challenge and we believe Coach
Bala’s philosophy. As the name of the club is Gombe United, we must
remain united, we must work together to achieve our target,” he said.
Bala said that he had interacted with the team and had seen the quality in them.
His immediate task will be to revive the fortunes of Savannah
Scorpions back to top flight league next season.
Bala was in charge of another NPFL club Niger Tornadoes last season.
He has had managerial spells at FC Lokoja.