NPFL: Akwa United to unveil new head coach on Monday

 

Akwa United

One of Nigeria Professional Football League [NPFL] elite club Akwa United will name their new head coach, on Monday, 5th November.

Akwa United also called ‘The Promise Keepers’ have been without a head coach since

Abdu Maikaba moved to Jos to pitch tents with Plateau United.

Maikaba had been with Akwa United for two seasons guiding them to lift the prestigious ‘Aiteo Cup’.

The Promise won the Aiteo Federation Cup last year following a 3-2 penalty shoot-out

win against Niger Tornadoes.

He left following the expiration of his two-year contract with the Promise Keepers.

Akwa United

“We will unveil our new Coach on Monday 5th Nov 2018,” reads a tweet on the

club’s official Twitter handle.

There have been news from several quarters linking lots of coaches jostling for the ‘Hot Job’.

Flying Eagles head coach, Paul Aigbogun and former Plateau United technical adviser, Kennedy

Boboye are rumoured to be the leading contenders for the vacant position.

Sportsfora.com also gathered that the club’s hierarchy is also looking at the possibility of

getting the services of a foreign coach to handle the side in the new season.

The Uyo-based club came second in the just concluded Nigeria Professional Football League

season behind league winners Plateau United.

Also they reached the quarter-finalists in the Federation Cup before losing out to eventual

champions, Enugu Rangers on penalties.

The new season of the Nigerian Professional Football League will commence soon as

teams have swung into action preparing for the new season ahead.

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