The management of Plateau United Football Club of Jos monday asked its Technical Adviser, Zakary Baraje, ‘to step aside.’
A statement yesterday in Jos signed by the Media Officer of the club, Mr Albert Dakup, noted that the decision became necessary in view of the dwindling performance of the team.
It added that as “as an ambitious team determined to make a good impression in the NPFL, the recent performance of the team is unacceptable “.
“The club observed a communication gap between the technical adviser and his assistants and even the players which is affecting the success of the team.”
The management also lamented that despite the free hand given to the technical adviser, he has not been able to justify the huge confidence reposed on him “by turning the fortunes of the team around to compete favorably with its counterparts in the top flight.”
According to the statement, former captain of the team, Victor Wickadason, who only returned to the main team recently after several years in the feeder team is to take over as head of the technical crew.
“Wickadason is to be assisted by Audu Isa Pele, Moris Longmiap and Tunde Adedara as goal keeper trainer,” the statement concluded.