Nigeria ex-international Abdul Sule named Kogi United, Confluence Queens boss

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Kogi state governor Captain Idris Wada has appointed former Nigerian international Abdul Sule as the new chairman of Kogi United and Confluence Queens.

Sule, who was confirmed on Wednesday, until his new appointment previously served as the technical director of the Lokoja-based clubs since November 2013.

At the official unveiling at Confluence Stadium, Lokoja on Wednesday, Governor Idris Ichalla Wada who was represented by his Personal Assistant, Sule Unekwojo, said that his administration would continue to give total support to the state clubs adding that the club will witness more success this season.

“We want continuity of success and progress in our state football clubs, the government is committed to encouraging both clubs to do well, Abdul Sule’s track records speaks volume and we are confident he will continue to add more values to the teams,” he said.

The former Stationary Stores goal poacher who was born in Kaduna though of a Kogi state origin played in Africa Cup and World Cup matches for the Super Eagles from 1990 to 1993.

The former BCC Lions attacker despite failing to make it to the 1994 Fifa World Cup in the USA with coach Clement Westerhof he enjoyed great career successes in Qatar, Denmark and Malaysia.

Sule retire in 2008 after brief stint at then Nigerian Premier League club, Plateau United to join European Sports Management (ESM) as an associated football scout.

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