Wikki Tourists FC of Bauchi have appointed Bala Nikyu as their new coach following the exit of technical adviser Mohammad Usman Babaganaru.
Nkiyu becomes the second manager appointed during the Nigerian Professional Football League mid-season break after Sunshine Stars unveiled Austin Eguavoen as their new coach also on Tuesday.
The former Flamingoes coach signed a short-term deal at the Bauchi club till the end of the season it was also gathered.
Nkiyu is expected to take charge of the team when they host Abia Warriors at the start of the second half of the Nigeria Professional Football League season.
Wikki Tourists are currently 16th in the NPFL log with 21 points from 18 games.