Coach Mohammed Babaganaru, who quit Kano Pillars at the weekend, has been linked with newly promoted Gombe United.
Three seasons, Babaganaru led Pillars to back-to-back championship wins.
His second spell at Pillars has proved far less successful after he guided the club to finish a disappointing seventh place this past season.
Gombe United have staged a prompt return to the Nigeria top-flight league after they were demoted the previous season.
‘The Desert Scorpions’ shook off the challenge of Dreams International FC to win Division A2 on 28 points.