Enugu Rangers Sack Head Coach, Imama Amakapabo

Enugu Rangers Sack Head Coach, Imama AmakapaboNigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Enugu Rangers have sacked their head coach, Imama Amapakabo.

Mr Amapakabo confirmed to Channels Television that his contract was terminated on Monday by his employers.

The coach signed a two-year contract with the Flying Antelopes last season, but only saw out just over a year of the deal.

His assistant, Chukwuma Agbo will take charge of the team in an interim capacity until a new head coach is appointed.

The sacking has left Amapakabo with ample time to concentrate on his duties as one of the assistant coaches for the Super Eagles.

Amapakabo Wants Rangers To Hold On To Celebration

Federation Cup, enugu rangers, Rangers, Imama Amapakabo, NPFLEnugu Rangers head coach, Imama Amapakabo, wants his team to hold to their celebrations despite being just a point away from becoming champions in the 2015/2016 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.

The Flying Antelopes recorded an impressive 2-1 win over relegated, Ikorodu United on Sunday in Abeokuta to boost the chances of winning their seventh top-flight title.

Amapakabo told Channels Television that although the side are close to winning the title they still have to win the last day match against El Kanemi Warriors to be properly crowned the undisputed champions.

Enugu Rangers are top on the league table with  60 points; three ahead of closest challengers, Rivers United with a game to play.

Remo Stars Promoted

Meanwhile, coach of Remo Stars, Nduka Ugbade says his side are not carried away after gaining promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League next season.

Coach Ugbade told Channels Television that the team would rather concentrate on their last league game against UNICEM Rovers at home.

No matter the outcome of the game, Remo Stars are heading to the NPFL for the first time, having recorded an unassailable 28 points in their Division B1 of the NNL.

But Ugbade says they plan to finish a successful campaign on a high in front of their fans in Ijebu-Ode to justify the investment of club owner, Kunle Soname.