Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Nigeria

Tornadoes issue sack order



The management of NNL side, Niger Tornadoes has issued a strike and be sacked order on the players for the coming 2012/2013 league season.

Supersport.com learnt the measure is taken to prevent recurrence of the strike that dogged the team's path in the out gone season.

Tornadoes' boss, Abdullahi Abdul Paiko said the club will not tolerate any act of indiscipline from their players as such act will lead to outright expulsion.

"We're going to give the players opportunity to prove themselves on the field and we would also ensure their entitlements are not delayed so that they can put in their best.

"But anyone who instigates other players won't be allowed to stay in our camp for another 48 hours.

"We have confidence in the technical adviser, Godwin Uwua and he has been doing a good job to make sure the players remain one united family.

"We're giving him the necessary support to build a solid team that will be the darling of every Nigerian.

"Most of our players are young and are eager to prove themselves when the league commences.

"We're confident they will do everything possible to ensure the club return to the Premier League," he said.

Paiko said there will be a special workshop for the side supporters club in the 25 local government area of the state aimed at keeping them abreast with the best practices of supporting a club.

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R161.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
Mitre Monde Soccer Ball - White
Voted as one of the UK's favourite match balls
R219.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Segun Odegbami
The real Afcon fireworks can begin
The boys are now being separated from the men. As a result, I have also lost my bet about who will...

John Dykes
The beginning of the end
Saturday’s Showdown at the Bridge has been described as being either the start of this season’s...

Neil Tovey
Bafana hit speed bump
I kept hearing that Bafana Bafana could win Afcon 2015. From the first whistle, I guarded against...

Emeka Enyadike
Mali, Guinea and the curse of Mongono
“We now need to respect the rules, we don’t have choice. We are going to shake before the draw, as...

Carol Radull
TIAF - This is African Football
I love big competitions because before they start everyone has something to say about how the...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
The football hasn't been great thus far
It is easy for some of us who are proudly African and who were brought up on Afcon tournaments down...