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NPFL 2021: The Resurrection of Imama Amapakabo ; 10 consecutive matches unbeaten.

Oluchi tobex Tobe-Chukwu.

Abia Warriors had contracted a good coach in Imama ahead of the new season, the club had also shopped for players and presented the highest number of players unveiled before the new season.

Expectations were high and positive results were expected ahead of the new season but unfortunately Abia warriors started on a wrong footing posting 4 losses in a row in the Nigerian Professional football league.

He was predicted to be the first NPFL coach to be sacked but alas things began to turn around for the young tactician and former national coach with 2 straight goalless draw in week 5 and 6 against MFM and Lobi Stars of Markudi but this was achieved with a strong 3 match ultimatum from the Club’s management.

The statement from Abia Warriors could be said to have inadvertently ignited the magic touch in Imama to explode.

” I am Happy how things are turning out gradually, despite the fact that many were saying that I will be the first coach to be sacked in the season”.
He was full of commendation to his boys for quickly rising up and promised to take each match as they come.

Abia Warriors have gone 10 matches unbeaten in a row now winning 5 and Drawing 5 with an emphatic win over Kano Pillars (4 – 1) at the Okigwe Stadium.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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