Abia Warriors football club have announced the club has reached an agreement with former Enugu Rangers coach Imama Amapakabo to be their head coach ahead of the new season.
Amapakabo won the Nigeria Professional Football League title with Enugu Rangers in 2016, the Flying Antelopes’ first domestic glory in over 34 years.
Announcing the deal, Abia Warriors tweeted this afternoon on the club’s official twitter handle saying: “Abia Warriors and Coach Imama Amapakabo agree terms as new head coach ahead of the new season.”
He is expected to sign a two years contract with the Umuahia-based club.
Imama last coached an NPFL side in 2018 after his one year contract with El Kanemi Warriors ended.
The 50-year old has served as assistant to Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr and was appointed head coach of the Nigeria U23 National team in February 2019.
Amapakabo also led the CHAN Eagles to a disastrous outing last year.
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