Friday, 3 February 2017

Ex-Nigeria Footballer Nduka Ugbade becomes the first NPFL coach to be sacked this season

Ex-Flying Eagles of Nigeria footballer Nduka Ugbade has now become the first coach to be relieved of his job  after he officially parted ways with newly promoted NPFL club Remo Stars Football Club

According to statement released by Remo Stars Football Club on their Official website, it says

Remo Stars Football Club have parted ways with Technical Adviser Nduka Ugbade after negotiations for a new contract broke down.
Negotiations with the tactician broke down this evening as both parties couldn't reach an agreement over a contract renewal.
Ugbade joined the Sky Blue Stars at the start of the 2015/16 Nigeria National League Season and achieved a landmark in the club's history as he tutored the side to attaining promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League for the first time.
Nduka Ugbade would be widely missed by everyone at the club as we wish him the very best in his future endeavors.
The 47-year-old tactician was part of Nigeria national under-20 football team at the 1989 FIFA World Youth Championship that placed second and won silver medals in Saudi Arabia. Nigeria lost to Portugal in the final match, but Ugbade and his teammates were the toast of the spectators after posting spectacular wins over hosts Saudi Arabia, highly favoured United States, and the USSR. Against the USSR the Nigerian team recovered from a 4-0 deficit to level 4-4 with Ugbade scoring the fourth before Nigeria won on penalties. This win is fondly referred to in Nigerian football history as the "Dammam Miracle" 

Nduka has only just being incahrge of five games so far for the new club this season placing them on 13th position with  just 6 points .

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