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NPFL: All Coaches are under pressure in the npfl – Dogo

Technical Adviser of Lobi Stars, Kabiru Dogo has disclosed in a post match interview that all Coaches in the top tier of the Nigeria Professional Football League are under one Pressure or the other to deliver.

The Ex Nasarawa United gaffer reacted after Ikenna Ofor’s solitary strike condemned his side to their fifth defeat of the season at Nasarawa United.

“Football is all about winning, drawing and losing, But congratulations to them.
I think today we played better in the second half but they wanted the victory, and they were lucky and they secured it and if not for the lack of concentration from my team, the game could have gone anywhere, today is their day, so congratulations to them”.

On if he is feeling the heat from management of the club, the gaffer revealed that it is a common phenomenon in the apex league for a coach to be pressured to deliver.

“Although the management expects so much from me and the team, but at the same time, its the game of football, and the season has not ended so we still have a long way to go, but soon we’ll get it right”.

“As for the mounting pressure, there is no coach in the league that is not under pressure but its part of the game, so i believe we’ll overcome it”.

On the next plan,

“I am going back home, so I believe the next match is a must win game for me, I have to work very hard with the players, and with what i saw here, if they can maintain that level of performance then i believe we can get the desired results as Plateau United is a good side with quality players and coaches but football is a funny game and i believe victory will be ours by God’s grace, he concluded”.


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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