Kabir Dogo takes over Kwara United from Coach Mohammed Abdulazeez

Published on: 12 February 2023

Nigeriasoccernet.com can report that Coach Mohammed Abdulazeez who led Kwara United to CAF Confederation Cup preliminary stages as resigned from his role as the head coach of the club.

This was as a result of poor strings if result garnered by the Harmony Boys since the start of the season.

A statement released by the club on Saturday after their 2-0 defeat to Nasarawa United made this known.

He was immediately replaced by Kabir Dogo, former WIkki Tourists gaffer.

"Kwara United Football Club has announced former Wikki Tourists of Bauchi handler, Coach Kabir Sulaiman Dogo as the club's new Technical Adviser, replacing Coach Abdulazeez Mohammed who resigned from the position this evening," the statement reads.

"The appointment, according to the club, is with immediate effect."

"A message to the Media Team by the Club's Chairman, Kumbi Titiloye said that its very necessary to name another coach, as leaving the vacuum will not argur well for the club, describing the moment as crucial.

"This is coming few minutes after the resignation of Coach Abdulazeez Mohammed, after the 2-0 bashing from Nasarawa United FC at the New Jos Stadium this evening, in the Matchday Seven NPFL encounter."


Coach Abdulazeez won just a match out if the 7 he took charge of this season.

Two draws and four defeats leaves the management with no choice than to let him go.

In a statement released by Abdulazeez, he said: "I have to step aside in view of the consistent run of poor results. The potentials are there for us to do well, but its unfortunate that things are going the wrong way.

"I am stepping aside. I wish the club the best of luck in the ongoing season.

"Kumbi Titiloye said that since the club has accepted his resignation, there would be no need to allow for a vacuum, hence the engagement of Coach Dogo, who also just resigned as the handler of Wikki Tourists FC of Bauchi," the club statement added.

"We have accepted his resignation, as he has accepted full responsibility for the club's poor run. We cannot continue like this, despite the commitment of the government, the management and stakeholders.

Coach Abdulazeez Mohammed was engaged on an interim bases with 12 matches to end the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, following the relocation of Coach Usman Abdullahi Biffo to the USA, after the expiration of his three year contract.

Kwara United FC unveiled him as the new Technical Adviser after the 2021/2022 season. Mohammed berthed on the Nigerian coaching scene in 2020 with Katsina United, securing their status in the NPFL before leaving the team.