Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)
days
:
hours
:
minutes
:
seconds

Football | Nigeria

Enyimba deny row amongst coaches



Six-time Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Enyimba have moved to deny reports of a clash of egos among members of the side's coaching crew.

Former Super Eagles assistant coach,Salisu Yusuf leads the club's coaching staff that also includes Imama Amapakabo and Paul Aigbogun.

Aigbogun was formerly in charge of NPFL club, Wolves while Amapakabo briefly held the reins at Sharks.

With such stellar names in the Enyimba dugout, there were whispers in some quarters that the three men would struggle to get along especially with Amapakabo and Aigbogun expected to work as Yusuf's assistants.

"There's no such thing as a row or battle for supremacy amongst the coaches. It is true our coaches are accomplished names in the business but they all get along perfectly," media chief of Enyimba, Farrel Allaputa told supersport.com.

Assistant coach, Amapakabo also spoke about the camaraderie enjoyed by the three men predicting that their combined years of experience in the game would help the People's Elephants amass silverware this season.

"In the real sense of coaching, there's nothing like a head or tail. At Enyimba, we have a consortium of coaches that work well together.

"We have all worked as heads of the technical crew at our previous clubs but its actually a good thing because it means we will use that experience to help Enyimba win titles this season," Amapakabo explained.

Enyimba currently sits in 10th position on the NPFL log with 12 points from 9 matches.



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Sunday Oliseh
Why you shouldn't bet against Juventus
When you play at Juventus, all you have to worry about is playing football. The club’s management...

Dr Errol Sweeney
Hypocrisy among managers and players
The recent outburst by the manager of Glasgow Celtic Football Club displayed double standards and...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Pochettino needs a trophy
The Argentine has until the end of next season at the very most to win a trophy, otherwise he will...

Segun Odegbami
Champions League down to the wire
Football is a psychologically brutal game. It does not take any prisoners. It is cold and...