Women’s Football: Northern Ladies FC distance themselves from Team Manager’s comment – Coach Bashirudeen

The Head Coach of Northern Ladies FC, Sumani Bashirudeen has rubbished some media publications that the club cannot afford transport fare for some of its players to join their teammates in camp at the national team level.

According to the publication, the Team Manager, Ibrahim Iddrisu granted an interview with Happy FM and has disclose this to the public.

When the Head Coach, Sumani Bashirudeen was contacted, he expressed shock and disappointment in the story, stating that “there is no such thing in Northern Ladies”.

“I was shocked to the bone when my attention was drawn to the story”.

He also indicated, “this is not the first time Northern ladies players have gain national team call up, we have always prepared our players and will continue to do so”.

The players left Tamale yesterday 13th August 2020 with a private vehicle inorder to respect the Covid-19 protocols and are currently at the national team camp.

Mukarama Abdulai, Barikisu Ishahaku and Rahama Jafar are part of the provisional list of the National U-20 female team announced yesterday. Seidu Faiza and the team captain Akaheeh Doris also gain call up to the National U-17 female team short list.

The Head Coach of the team also indicated that the Team Manager is not the official spokesperson of the team and that story should be disregarded.

According to him, there is no such thing in the team and urge the general public to disregard the story.

The story has received so much criticisms on social media and many castigated the team for that story. “Why put such a disgraceful story onto the public domain?” Some social media users quizzed.

The Head Coach expressed his gratitude and joy for having his players being recognized at the national level. He wish all the players the very best of luck.

Credit : Musah Abdul-Rahim

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