Abuja Metro Football Club has officially appointed Abdullahi Abubakar as Coach of the team. He was unveiled immediately after putting pen to paper before the team’s training session on Saturday, 9th June 2019.
Abubakar, a former goalkeeper, had playing spells with NEPA Football Club of Lagos, Jigawa Golden Stars, Crown FC of Ogbomosho and internationally with Requins de l’Atlantique FC of the Benin Republic, with whom he won a league title. After his playing career, he ventured into refereeing and retired as a Grade One Referee. Now a holder of the CAF ‘C’ Coaching Licence, Abdullahi Abubakar is tasked with leading Abuja Metro FC up the national football league ladder.
Abuja Metro FC is a newly-formed and supporter-owned football club with a vision to develop a model professional football club and to compete at the highest level of association football. The club is a Registered Cooperative Society that affords football fans in Abuja and beyond the opportunity to become co-owners of the football club – Abuja Metro FC – through any of three categories of membership/shareholding (Green, Gold and Platinum available at the cost of N2,000, N5,000 and N10,000 per month respectively). By virtue of the club rules, members/shareholders of the club form part of the decision-making process and are entitled to vote and be voted for into the Management Board of the club.