Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Kano Pillars have mutually parted ways with its long standing captain, Gambo Muhammad.
Spokesman of the Kano side, Rilwanu Idris malikawa said Gambo has decided to leave the club after disagreement over the management decision to send him to a coaching course at the National Institute for Sports, (NIS) as recommended by the technical crew of the club in their last season report.
“Gambo who served the Sai Masu Gida for twelve seasons will from Tuesday be no longer a player of the club and he is free to join any club of his choice,” said Malikawa.
Malikawa also said the management of the club has thanked Gambo for his contributions to the club and said his name will forever be written in gold in the history of the club.
“Initially Kano Pillars football Club want to retain Gambo that is why they decided to send him to coaching course but due to reasons best known to him he didn’t accept that idea.
“His place in the club in will remain evergreen for this generation and the ones to come,” Malikawa said.
Gambo’s manager, Muhammad Saminu Asesa said lanky striker leaves the Sai Masu Gida based on matual understanding adding that the relationship between Gambo, Pillars and the entire fans will be sustained.
He thanked his teammates, technical crew, the management and fans of the club for being there for him in the past twelve years. He assured that very soon he will notify his fans the next club he will be joining.
“Gambo felt that he still has more years ahead so after consultations with his close associate, he decided not to go for the coaching course,” said Asesa.
Gambo won four Nigeria Professional Football League titles while at Pillars and was among the players that lead the Sai Masu Gida to the historic Aiteo Cup triumph in July 2019.
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