Dakkada Football Club Gets New Head Coach
By Enefiok Ndon
December 28, 2020
Dakkada Football Club have
appointed a new head
coach. He is Coach Umar
The Kaduna-born, former FC
Taraba, Kada City and Delta
Force gaffer takes over from
Coach Caleb Esu whose contract expired at the end of last
season and was not renewed
by the club.
Speaking during a brief unveiling ceremony which was also used
to present to the public Dakkada's
new home and away kits, at the
conference room of the Nest of
Champions, Uyo, recently, the
chairman of Dakkada Football
Club, Coach Aniedi Dickson, expressed delight at being able to secure the services of the "experienced football tactician .
He urged him to bring his technical and tactical savvy to the fore
in the discharge of his duties in to
bring glory to the football club in
the upcoming 2020/2021 Nigeria
Football League Season (NPFL).
Dickson who explained that the
development was made to fortify the technical department of
the team also posited that the new
head coach will be given the "free hand to operate and solicited the support of relevant stakeholders from
within and outside the state to
enable him succeed on his
In his goodwill message,
the senior special assistant on sports to the governor of Akwa Ibom, Elder
Paul Bassey, who represented the
commissioner for youth and
sports, Sir Monday Uko, as special guest of honour during the ceremony. enjoined the new head
coach to leverage the warmth and
hospitality which the state presents to succeed. He also advised
him to run an all-inclusive tenure.
In his response, Coach
Danlami said he was ready to
immediately hit the ground running at his new job and pledged
to work assiduously with members of his new technical crew to
churn out positive on-and-offthe-field results.
Danlami will be assisted by
Coach Lawrence Kingsley, Coach
Wisdom Etuk, Coach Sunday
Etefia and Coach Otobong Ekanem.