Umuahia - Abia Warriors Football Club have engaged the
services of coach Willy Udube to further strengthen the technical crew for the
The Secretary of Abia Warriors FC, Oliver Ndife told the
club’s website that although the technical crew led by Ladan Bosso has not been
found wanting, there was still need to further strengthen the bench for maximum
The Imo State-born Udube, who once played for Heartland FC,
recently signed the dotted lines to pitch his tent with Abia Warriors less than
two weeks after he was disengaged by the management of Ifeanyi Uba FC,
alongside other members of the club’s technical crew.
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Ndife clarified that Udube has been employed as a coach and
not as the club’s Chief Coach as was erroneously reported in some media, pointing
out that he is expected to bring his experience to bear.
According to the Abia Warriors scribe, Udube, who took then
Gabros International from the Nigeria National League to the Premier Division,
has since resumed duties in Umuahia.
Imbued with great technical qualities Udube was once part of
the technical crew of the Naze Millionaires, and is joining Abia Warriors
consortium of coaches led by widely travelled Isa Ladan Bosso who is the
Technical Adviser while Chijioke Osuagwu, who took the team from the lower
division to the Premier League remains the club’s Chief Coach. Kelvin Ejeh (Mourinho)
and Igwe Madubuike are also Assistant coaches while Fancy Ewulu, who recently
was part of the Flying Eagles technical bench to the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup,
has returned to Umuahia to resume his duties as Abia Warriors’ Goalkeepers’
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