Okey Emordi resigns as Abia Warriors coach

The tactician has left his post just two months, blaming his decision on the Umuahia based side’s poor run of form in the elite division this season

Okey Emordi has announced his resignation as head coach of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Abia Warriors.

Emordi walked away with just two months in charge following the team's 1-0 home defeat to El Kanemi Warriors on Sunday.

In a his resignation letter, the former Enyimba handler attributed his decision to the club's poor run that has seen them lost four of their last seven games in the Nigeria topflight.

''Following series of poor results recorded recently by the club, I wish to resign my appointment as the Technical Adviser of Abia Warriors FC, thereby leading to the termination of the contract I entered with the club forthwith,'' wrote Emordi.

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“I sincerely appreciate the opportunity given to me to serve the club. I wish the club the best in the remaining league matches.”

Emordi becomes the third coach to quit his post this season after Katsina United’s Bala Nikyu and Remo Stars’ Nduka Ugbade.

Meanwhile, club chairman Emeka Inyama has acknowledged Emordi’s resignation, approving the Abdullahi Biffo as replacement with Patrick Nwaogu as his new assistant with immediate effect.

Biffo will lead Abia Warriors to Uyo where they will face Akwa United in Uyo in a Week 10 clash on Sunday. Abia Warriors are eight on the log with11 points from eight games.

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