Newly appointed head coach of El-Kanemi Warriors, Aliyu Zubair has stated that his upmost task is to return the Maiduguri based side to the apex of Nigeria football.
The gaffer who penned down a two year contract with El-Kanemi Warriors following the expiration of his contract with Gombe United after a four year stints with the Savannah Scorpions.
Speaking on his new deal, the tactician expressed his delight in joining the club which he described as a ‘home’.
He noted that as a former Player of the club, Maiduguri has always been home to him and the management and fans of the club believe it’s an opportunity for him to contribute his own quota to the team.
“Maiduguri is where i was born and the hierarchy of the club persuaded me to come and promote the team back to the premier league and stabilize it like I did with Gombe United.
“I had a lot of offers from top Premier league clubs but I decided to choose El-Kanemi Warriors because the deal was more juicy.
Noting that the club is one oldest club in Northern Nigeria, he promised to do his best to return the Borno State-owned team back to the glory days.
Coach Zubair however called on the fans and supporters of the team to rally round him in the bid to get the club back to a strong footing.
It would be recalled that the El-Kanemi Warriors relegated from the elite league in the just concluded season.
As the new Technical Adviser of the club, Coach Zubair in his usual manner is poised to set up a strong squad and football system that will ensure that the team gets back to its deserved heights.