Coach Usman Abd ’ Allah was yesterday sacked
as coach of Enyimba Football Club of Aba
after the Peoples ’ Elephant suffered a 0 – 4
heavy defeat to Plateau United on the
matchday 12 of the Nigeria Professional
Football League (NPFL ) in Jos .
Abd ’ allah had led the Peoples ’ Elephant to
victory in the 2018 / 19 season at the end of the
play – off in Lagos , but the Aba – based side had
however endured some strings of misfortune.
The club currently lying 13 th position on the
table of the NPFL had also suffered an early
exit from the lucrative CAF Champions League
last year , which the Aba – based team is known
to have excelled in the past .
According to a statement from the club :
“ Enyimba Football Club can announce today
that Coach Usman Abd ’ Allah has been relieved
of his duties as Technical Adviser with
immediate effect .
“ After a string of disappointing results the
club believes it must set a new course now
and regain its competitive edge , domestically
and on the continent.
“ Results and performances since the start of
this season have been very unimpressive and
the club must take action to forestall further
“ We are speaking to the players too and they
must do better otherwise there will be
consequences . As Enyimba , we are committed
to earning positive results always and we
can ’ t accept anything less. ”
However, to serve on the interim , as Head
Coach is Fatai Osho till further
pronouncements on the matter .