Daily Trust (Abuja)

21 December 2012

Nigeria: FC Abuja Appoints Paris As New Coach

FC Abuja on Wednesday unveiled its new Head Coach Donald Malomo- Paris a UEFA Pro Licensed Coach.

Speaking at the occasion the Chairman of the Club, Dauda Halilu said the team decided to go for a high profile coach to enable them return to the premiership next football season.

"We know what we want in this new season, and we don't want to take chances from the onset. The management of EFCC has given us a target, and that is what we are out to achieve in this new season, and that is the major reason why we went for the best".

The club Chairman added that the process that brought the Coach was very competitive, and at the end of it all, the former Northern Ireland based coach emerged.

He promised that the management of the club will give him all the assistance to enable him excel.

In his speech, the new Head Coach, Malomo Paris described FC Abuja as a brand name in the country, and should be made as such.

He promised to strive to return the team to the premiership at the end of the football season.

"Abuja is the number one city in the country, and FC Abuja is the number one club in Abuja, so they have no business being in the lower cadre of the League, so we would strive to return it to where it rightly belong, that is the premier league" he concluded.

Donald Malomo -Paris only last season handle a nationwide division 2 club TEAP FC of Abuja to gain promotion to the division 1.

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