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.

Reactions Trail NPFL Matchday 10 Results

NPFLWhile some coaches of various clubs in the NPFL are happy with their team, others have given reasons for their failure in the Matchday 10 fixtures.

Giwa FC Head Coach, Gbenga Ogunbote, says the determination of his players was the reason they beat the former NPFL champions, Kano Pillars.

The Jos Elephants defeated the Pyramid City side 2-0 at the Rwang Pam stadium in Plateau State.

Ogunbote said that the victory was a hard earned one as Kano Pillars were one of the toughest teams in the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL).

In his reaction, Kano Pillars Coach, Mohammed Ganaru, raised issues about Giwa FC’s waterlogged pitch, which he said was responsible for the defeat his side suffered.kano-pillars

Goals from central forwards, David Sunday and Moses Opitoke, proved enough to hand Giwa FC their first ever victory against the Kano based club.

Kano Pillars are currently 9th on the NPFL table with 15 points from nine league games.

Akwa United Coach, Ere Dokubo, admitted that his boys lost several scoring chances, as the 2015 Federation Cup champions suffered another home defeat in the top flight division.

akwa unitedHowever, Coach Dokubo was confident that his side would bounce back from the defeats ahead of their next clash against Niger Tornadoes.

With the scores levelled at 1-1, Abia Warriors took advantage of a defensive error by the host to secure their victory.

Elsewhere, Rivers United technical adviser, Stanley Eguma, expressed relief to have picked another three points against El-Kanemi Warriors.

After being handed a three-game ultimatum, Eguma led his side to two successive wins in the 10 weeks old league.

The win has helped Rivers United progress to fifth on the NPFL table, as the El-Kanemi Warriors suffered their sixth defeat of the season.

Enyimba Confident Of Top Finish In Super 4

npfl-enyimbaEnyimba captain, Chinedu Udoji, is confident the NPFL champions are very much in the race to win the Super 4 tournament in Uyo.

The People’s Elephant are third on the log on seven points, one point behind leaders, Akwa United, after two matches.

The Nigerian champions were beaten 2-1 by Nasarawa United on Wednesday’s match clash in Uyo.

The NPFL Super 4 contest will come to an end on Friday with Enyimba facing the home side, Akwa United, while Warri Wolves tackle Nasarawa United.