Lagos - Veteran Coach Okey Emodi has been unveiled as
Manager/Technical Adviser of Umuahia based top premier league side, Abia
During the unveiling ceremony at the Umuahia Township
Stadium, Wednesday afternoon, the club chairman Emeka Inyama said that the need
to see the club do well in the soon to start 2016/2017 NPFL season motivated
the club’s management to go for the veteran Coach who is a winner of the CAF
Champions League with Enyimba FC of Aba.
Inyama extolled the governor of Abia State, Victor Okezie
Ikpeazu for maintaining his resolve to sponsor two high flying clubs in the
NPFL as his own way of arresting Youth restiveness and crime in the country.
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Responding to questions by reporters, Coach Emodi said he
came to Abia Warriors to make a statement in football excellence.
The former Kano Pillars tactician promised to look into the
problems that hindered the club in the past with a view of rectifying them and
making the club come out in flying colours during the soon to start season.
that Inyama says for Nigeria to regain its pride of place in world football,
the country must go back to the grassroots to discover hidden but burden
talents that abound there.For
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