Uba Sani Unity Cup: National U-17 Coach Appointed Technical Committee Chairman 

By Olayinka Elebute
Nigeria U-17 national team Coach Ahmed Lawal, has been named as the head of the Technical Committee Chairman for Senator Uba Sani Unity Cup in Kaduna.
According to the Chairman of the Main Organising Committee,  Former Nigeria International Tijani Babangida, who made the announcement in Kaduna on Friday the tournament  has been scheduled to kickoff on the 17th November 2023.
Speaking further, Babangida said the aim of the tournament is to reawakened the lost glory and to bring back the glory of the state which use to churn out talent for the country in the past and I believe in the ability of the committee to fish out the talent for the state. He Said.
While praising the Governor Uba Sani for listening to the yearning of the youth to resuscitate football and other sport in the state promised to fulfill the governor dreams of setting the state in the elite status it once enjoyed in the past. Babangida concluded.
Reacting Coach Ahmed Lawal, the Chairman of the Technical Committee for Uba Sani Unity Cup on his part is optimistic they will bring out the best talent for the state.
“You know Kaduna use to be the centre of football talent and we will all do that most of us on the committee have been into football for decades and our experience will go a long way to return Kaduna state to it’s rightful place as far as football is concern”. Lawal said.
For the Governor Uba Sani, to place the saddle of bringing back the lost glory on the shoulder of Tijani Babangida the governor has chosen the right person and we as a committee will ensure we give the state the best and Kaduna football shall rise again he concluded.
Coach Ahmed Lawal will be supported by Former Nigeria international and former Coach of Heartland Hassan Abdallah, Former Green Eagles Dahiru Sadi, other members of the Committee are Patrick Bassey, Gidi Mohammed and Al Amin Ibn Musa Kakuri.
The committee will be responsible to pick the best players from the UBA Sani Unity Cup and the players selected will form bulk of the players for the various  state teams that will represent the state in youth competition for Kaduna state in the future.
Below are the fixtures for the tournament which will kickoff on the 17th of November 2023 at the various zone in the State.

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