Kano - Kano Pillars coach Okey Emordi has rubbished reports
he is about to be fired by the club over their recent poor run of form.
The defending league champions are currently ninth on the
league table with 25 points after 17 round of matches and are out of the
Federation Cup, a development which fueled speculations he is about to the get
The 2004 CAF Champions league winner says such reports are
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“I really wonder where people get such stories from,” Emordi
“These things are not correct. I know it hasn’t been the
best time for us in the league, but we have only played 17 games and you need
to check the difference between us and the team that currently leads.
“You will notice that the gap isn’t very much and it is
something we can always recover from, but I don’t know where some people get
the story that Okey Emordi will be sacked.
“The club hasn’t said anything of such to me so why should I
be concerned about what people outside are saying?
“We just need to focus on the league now and ensure we
retain our title,” he concluded.
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