Nigeria side sack coach ahead of Confeds Cup pool stage

Nigeria side sack coach ahead of Confeds Cup pool stage

by Staff Reporter

Monday Nov 25, 2019. 12:00

Nigerian side Enugu Rangers have confirmed the sacking of coach Benedict Ugwu after the team slipped to a 2-0 home defeat at the hands of Akwa Starlets in their Nigeria Professional Football League encounter on Sunday.


Ugwu had qualified the side for the group stages of the 2019-20 CAF Confederation Cup, but has paid the price for some poor domestic form that has seen them pick up just a single victory in five matches this campaign.


According to reports in Nigeria, the club have appointed Sylvanus Okpala as a replacement, though there appears to be no official announcement.

Rangers are currently in 15th place in the 20-team league and are next in action on Sunday when they host Egyptian side Pyramids FC in the Confederation Cup.






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