Monday, December 07, 2009

Struggling Sharks Shops For New Coach

Bottom-placed side in the Premier League, Sharks Football Club, may have begun moves of finding a replacement for Kadiri Ikhana, who left the club unannounced last month. was informed that the club management knows that its current coach, Imama Amakapakor, cannot handle the pressure of steering the Blue Angels out of troubled waters.

Last week, the management of the club handed Amakapakor a three-match ultimatum to shape up or ship out.

But the latest development reaching is that Sharks FC has drawn up a list of coaches to take charge in case Amakapakor fails to scale the target handed him.

Already, he has dropped all points in the first of the three games to Kaduna United last week when his side lost by a lone goal. The names of Golden Eaglets’ head coach and his assistant, John Obuh and Monday Odigie, respectively came up in the wish-list of the Port Harcourt club.

“There is a list of coaches that has been drawn up by the management of the club,” an official of the Blue Angels told “The Golden Eaglets’ coaches, John Obuh and Monday Odigie, are top of that list of coaches.”

But the two coaches, understands are still in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja several weeks after guiding the Nigerian Under-17 side to second place at the cadet World Cup.

Odigie, however, distanced himself from the job saying “my brother it is just mere speculation and nothing more. I have not spoken to anyone and no one has spoken to me either.”

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