Dakkada Football Club of Uyo has appointed Coach Kwasi Umar Danlami as the new head coach of the club ahead of the new NPFL season which is set to kick off this weekend.
The Kaduna-born and former coach of FC Taraba, Kada City and Delta Force gaffer take over from Coach Caleb Esu whose contract expired at the end of last season and was not renewed by the club.
Speaking during a brief unveiling ceremony which was also used to present to the public Dakkada’s new home and away kits, at the Conference Room of the Nest of Champions, Uyo, Thursday, the Chairman of Dakkada Football Club, Coach Aniedi Dickson, expressed delight at being able to secure the services of the “experienced football tactician” and urged him to bring his technical and tactical savvy to the fore in the discharge of his duties to bring glory to the football club in the upcoming 2020/2021 Nigeria football league season.
Mr Dickson who noted that the move was made to fortify the technical department of the team also posited that the new Head Coach will be given the “freehand” to operate and solicited the support of relevant stakeholders from within and outside the state to enable him to succeed on his new assignment.
In his Goodwill Message, the Senior Special Assistant (Sports) to the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Elder Paul Bassey, who represented the Honourable Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Sir Monday Uko, as Special Guest of Honour during the ceremony, enjoined the new Head Coach to leverage the warmth and hospitality which the state presents to succeed and advised him to run an all-inclusive tenure.