Coach Obuh Resigns As Akwa United Manager

. . . Boboye Steps In


By Etop Umoidem

The coach of Akwa United Football Club of Uyo, John Obuh, has resigned his appointment as the head coach,
Coach Obuh who tendered his resignation letter on December 15th, 2019, cited as reason some level of indiscipline and insubordination on the part of some players of the club which, according to him have robbed the team of some valuable points since the start of the season.


Coach Obuh who was unveiled at the beginning of the season arrived Akwa United with huge reputation after his stint with Nigeria’s National U-17 and U-20 respectively but, failed to bring his technical sway to bear during his brief romance with the “Promise Keepers”.
Coach Obuh accepted responsibilities for the poor outing of Akwa United on the on-going NPFL season which has eventually led to his resignation from his position as the chief coach of the former AITEO champions , disclosed that he regretted his decision to step aside as the manager of Akwa United.


Responding to Coach John Obuh’s resignation, the management of Akwa United through the secretary of the club, Comrade Omon Bassey expressed ‘the gratitude of the chairman, for service rendered to the club during your short stay with us’.


According to Comrade Bassey “yes, coaches take responsibility when thing go away, yet we can testify to the professionalism and discipline you brought to bear in the running of the club including your untiring belief in the God factor in the life of this organization.
Meanwhile, the management of Akwa United has reassured its fans and teeming supporters to keep faith with the club as there are strong indications that the former Aiteo cup champions’ future will soon change as the team will start churning out acceptable results in their matches.


Also, in an attempt to restore sanity and discipline in the team, the management of Akwa United Football Club of Uyo, has suspended some players as punitive measure for gross disciplinary issues.
Meanwhile, Akwa United have recruited a former international, Kennedy Boboye as the new coach of the Promise Keepers.
The vastly experienced coach had the NPFL title with plateau United in 2017, and has coached teams like Abia Warriors, Sunshine Stars and others.

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