Nigerian Professional Football League side, Kano Pillars, have parted ways with their coach, Kadiri Ikhana just before the commencement of the second half of the league season.
A statement on the website of the club read ” The Kano Pillars Football Club board has accepted the resignation of its Technical Adviser, Kadiri Ikhana.
“The management of Kano Pillars FC accepted his resignation in good fate and wish him full recovery for the sickness which he said was the reason he quit his job,” .
The board in a release signed by its media officer, Malikawa Idris Rilwanu said though they got the information through press interview granted to the media late Sunday night, but thanked the former Technical Adviser Kadiri Ikhana MON for his contributions to the club.
Malikawa said Kadiri was not in Enugu for the match against Rangers FC but after the match he communicated with some journalists and club officials from his base in Abeokuta, Ogun State to announce his resignation as Technical Adviser of Masu Gida from Sunday 23/4/2017.
He assured that the relationship between the club and Ikhana will be sustained.
On the issue of the possible replacement, Malikawa said that will be decided within the week.
He said the players have been given a five day mid season break.
He urged the fans of the club to be patient with the board as it is doing everything possible to see that the club status is revived in the second stanza.