Kano - Former Super Eagles assistant coach Daniel Amokachi
and Flying Eagles coach Manu Garba have both signified their interest to be the
next Kano Pillars coach following the sacking of Okey Emordi.
The reigning Nigerian champions severed ties with Emordi on
Monday, after months of rumours the former Enyimba coach would be fired.
And with Pillars set to name a replacement very soon, News24
has gathered that both Amokachi and Garba have positioned themselves to be Okey
Also read: Kano Pillars sack coach Emordi
Pillars threw away a three-goal lead against Lobi Stars over
the weekend at the Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi to draw 3-3 with their hosts,
forcing the champions to terminate Emordi’s contract.
It remains unclear if Kano Pillars will eventually settle
for any of Manu or Amokachi, as News24 has also gathered that the club has
received several applications from coaches within and outside Nigeria.
Meanwhile, it is also believed the club may make a move for
their former coach, Mohammed Baba Ganaru, who currently handles fellow Premier
league side, Nasarawa United.
Kano Pillars have had an indifferent start to the season, as
they currently sit 9th on the table with 27 points at the halfway stage of the
They have also been eliminated from the CAF Champions League
and the Federation Cup.
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