The Football club Owners Association of Nigeria (club Owners) have expressed shock over the death of the team Manager of Kano Pillars Football Club, late coach Kabiru Baleria.
It was reported that the CAF C’ licensed coach and ex Elkanemi Warriors player died on Tuesday in the ancient city of Kano after a protracted illness.
Club Owners described the death of the former U-I7 Golden Eaglets Assistant coach as unfortunate, considering his level of commitment and contributions to the development of young footballers both in Kano state and at the National level.
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A jovial refined gentleman and astute Football Administrator cum tactician, coach Baleria would be missed by the entire Football fraternity.
The Association in a statement jointly signed by the chairman Barr. Isaac Danladi and the Executive Secretary Alloy Chukwuemeka condole with his immediate family and friends, the Management, supporters ,Players and officials of Kano Pillars FC as well as the entire Football family.
Club Owners prayed for the repose of the soul of the deceased and for God to give the family the fortitude to bear the painful loss.