By Gbenga Jolaosho Abuja—
Enyimba International FC of Aba has declared that the position of Head Coach has not yet been declared vacant, hence urged the public to ignore the rumour making round that it is set to engage Coach Maxwell Konadu who helped Ghana clinched the WAFU Nations Cup. Konadu led Ghana to a 4-1 win over Nigeria, and reports from Ghana suggest talks over taking over the reins as coach of Enyimba are underway, but the club have now distanced themselves from the report.
A statement from the media of the team in a Press Release dismissed the reports as false and also made it clear that the club is satisfy with the club’s current head coach, Gbenga Ogunbote. Ogunboted tutored the People’ Elephants to fi nish third in the Nigeria Premier League in the recently concluded 2016/ 2017 season. Th e position of the club on the NPFL log will also enable the team to represent Nigeria in the CAF Confederation Cup competition.
Th e club’s release read thus: “Th e attention of the management of Enyimba Football Club has been drawn to a news story attributing to it interest in Ghana WAFU coach Maxwell Konadu. Th e club hereby distances itself from this rumour, as there has been no communication between Enyimba and Mr Konadu, let alone our offi cials fl ying out to Ghana for a meeting. Th e position of Head Coach is not vacant. All outlets are advised to duly disregard all reports stating otherwise.”