NPFL: Kwara United part ways with John Obuh

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Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Kwara United have announced that they have parted ways with its technical adviser John Obuh after only 12 rounds of matches gone in the league.

Kwara United media officer Abdul Waheed Bibire on Monday in a club statement revealed the Afonja Warriors and the former Flying Eagles coach have agreed to end their relationship having reached a mutual agreement.

The club statement reads: “The management of Kwara United has mutually agreed to path ways with it’s Technical Adviser John Obuh following the not too impressive performance of the club in the NPFL.”

Kwara United are placed bottom of the 20-team NPFL table with 11 points from 12 matches. They have conceded the most number of goals (16) in the division.

Kwara United sit bottom of the 2017-18 NPFL standings

PosClubPWDLFAGDPts
1Lobi Stars2112452214840
2Plateau United2211382517836
3Kano Pillars2299429161335
4Niger Tornadoes2110482021-134
5Katsina United2210392720733
6Akwa United219572216532
7Abia Warriors228861814432
8Rivers United229582121032
9Enyimba1971021610631
10Rangers Int'l FC227961814430
11FC Ifeanyi Ubah227782324-128
12Yobe Desert2284102026-628
13MFM FC2283112024-427
14Nassarawa United2282122224-226
15El-Kanemi Warriors2275101620-426
16Wikki Tourists 2275102025-526
17Kwara226882027-726
18Go-Round2275101522-726
19Sunshine Stars227692027-724
20Heartland FC2147101426-1216

The club statement also revealed plans of naming a new “substantive technical adviser” is already in motion.

Naijafootballplus.com sources understands that former Niger Tornadoes coach, Abubakar Bala, is favourite to be named as the new technical adviser of the Ilorin based club. The new coach will be unveiled on Wednesday.

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