NPFL: Kwara United part ways with John Obuh


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

1Lobi Stars12723116523
2Kano Pillars12552159620
3Akwa United106131551019
4Yobe Desert116141211119
5Plateau United10604135818
6Rangers Int'l FC1253499018
8Rivers United12525912-317
9MFM FC115151112-116
10Niger Tornadoes125161113-216
11Wikki Tourists 125161013-316
12Abia Warriors1243599015
13FC Ifeanyi Ubah124351213-115
14Katsina United114251510514
15Nassarawa United124171213-113
16Heartland FC11344811-313
17Sunshine Stars12444913-413
18El-Kanemi Warriors12345711-413

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