Head coach of Nigerian Professional Football League, side, Giwa FC Tony Bulus is currently facing the wrath of his employer Chris Giwa, Nigerian Pilot Sports exclusively gathered.
Although, there has been no official statement from the club on why Bulus who was hired by the team’s owner at the beginning of the current season has been recently sidelined, our correspondent observed that the Abuja-based coach was not with his team when they lost their last two games before the league went on break.
However, the former FA Cup winner with an FCT-based club expressed optimism on the ability of the Jos Elephants to finish top and secure vital continental ticket.
According to him, “I still believe the target of the club is achievable. It has been the desire of the club to be among the teams that will finish at the top and possibly get continental to represent our country.
“There will always be challenges but that will not deter us because the owner of the club knows what he wants and both the players and officials are ready to deliver.
“The teams’ allowances have never been the challenge. He always makes sure that winning bonuses and monthly allowances are paid to players and officials.
On how he had coped with the pressure in the country’s top flight side being his first time to experience such tough challenge, Bulus said: “People think I don’t have experience but I do. I have won FA Cup in the past with team and have successfully managed teams in the past with many results.
Giwa FC finished fifth at the end of league’s first stanza after losing 3-1 to Kwara United in Ilorin on Sunday.
Meanwhile, cash-strapped FC Taraba finished the first stanza at the very bottom of the table with only 13 points after 19 matches. The Jalingo-based team were again beaten 2-1 by Sunshine stars on Sunday.
Elsewhere, struggling Dolphins FC could only boost of 17 points even as fellow South South side Bayelsa United claimed 18 points after playing 19 games.


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