Kano Pillars have named Ibrahim Musa as the “acting head coach” to replace Kadir Ikhana, who resigned his appointment on health grounds on Sunday.
Musa was a member of the coaching staff under Ikhana and he’ll serve in an interim position until the “appointment of substantive T/A for the club” [sic] according to the tweet.
Kano Pillars coach, Ibrahim A. Musa is now the acting Head Coach of the club pending to the appointment of substantive T/A for the club.
— Kano Pillars FC (@pillarsfc) April 26, 2017
The Club tweeted the decision on Wednesday following Ikhana’s shock resignation on Sunday after missing the team’s rescheduled matchday 9 league tie against Enugu Rangers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.
To make it clear, Kadiri Ikhana was not sacked, he resigned and the management accepted his resignation.
— Kano Pillars FC (@pillarsfc) April 24, 2017
Ikhana was named Technical Adviser at the beginning of the season replacing Mohammed Babaganaru.
The four-time champions are currently in 12th position on the NPFL table after the first stanza of the league.