Niger Tornadoes sack Erasmus Onuh, Hamza Abara appointed Interim Coach


Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Niger Tornadoes have announced the sacking of their technical adviser, Erasmus Onuh. Hamza Abara has been appointed to manage the team in his stead.

The club released a statement stating that the agreement was reached due to the recent poor results of the club in the NPFL

The statement in full read: After due consultation during the management meeting this Tuesday. The management agreed to sack Technical Adviser Erasmus Onu. This is due to the club performance recently, which the management is not comfortable about.

Our chief coach Hamza Abara has been notified to take charge of the team immediately pending the time we search for a coach suitable for the position of the technical adviser.

We wish coach Erasmus Onu all the best in his future endeavours.”

The former Heartland and ABS FC coach Erasmus Onuh replaced Abubakar Bala who was sacked amid bribery allegations just before the commencement of this season

He has also managed the home based national team.

Niger Tornadoes are bottom of the NPFL and will visit Umuahia to take on Abia Warriors in a matchday 10 fixture on Sunday.

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