“We Are Ready For The NPFL Season” – Abubakar Bala


Head Coach of Niger Tornadoes Abubakar Bala have declared his team readiness ahead of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, owosports.com.ng reports.

Ikon Allah beat Kwara United 1-0 at the Kwara State Complex Stadium Ilorin in their warm up game played on Wednesday evening.

It was an electrifying contest between both sides who are gearing up preparations ahead of the new NPFL season with Niger Tornadoes running away with the slim win as they handed coach Abubakar Bala victory over his former employers thanks to a second half goal from David Nnaji.

Coach Abubakar Bala was however satisfied with his team performance as he declared that the 2021 NNL champions are ready for the challenge ahead in the NPFL, “we are almost ready, atleast seventy percent ready for the league”, Bala said to Journalist after the game.

Further accessing the teams performance the gaffer said “It is a preseason game a yardstick for performance measurements to know how far you’ve gone and how ready the team is in the final lap of preparation.

“It was a good win, we had our own plan and target and our target was achievable that means we are on track”.

“We are expected to play two more friendlies against Nasarawa United in Lafia and one other team in Mina before we come down to Ilorin where we will play our home matches”, he concluded.


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