Former Nigeria international Garba Lawal has been appointed Head Coach and team manager of newly founded Nigeria National League (NNL) side Real Bees of Kaduna.
The 43-year old has a CAF ‘B’ coaching license and has been a long-term member of the NFF technical committee, and he has also previously been the team manager of another NNL side, Kaduna United.
Also appointed into the coaching staff of the new club are Yinka Saliu and Mohammed Mohammed, who will both serve as first and second assistant coaches respectively, while former Super Sand Eagles No 1 goalkeeper Abdul Isa has been appointed goalkeeper trainer.
Real Bees are bankrolled by former sports minister Ismaila Sambawa, who will also serve as chairman and CEO of the club. Garba Lawal played professionally in the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Greece, Tunisia and China.