Former Super Eagles assistant coach, Imama Amapakabo is back to coaching after he was unveiled as the new head coach of Abia Warriors Football club on Wednesday.
Amapakabo was unveiled at the Umuahia Township Stadium by the Club Secretary Ebere Esiaba and Sporting Director Patrick Ngwaogu.
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He has since put pen to paper on a two year contract with the Warriors which will see him lead the Umuahia based side until the summer of 2022 in the NPFL. .
The former junior international expressed confidence on the ability of the Umuahia Warriors to make an impact in the league next season, according to the club website.
He said that the task of taking Abia Warriors Football Club to the next level, is a collective one and called for the support of everyone to ensure that the team achieved its goal.
With this move, the Rivers State-born coach replaces Willy Udube who has been in charge of the Abia side since former boss, Emmanuel Deutsch resigned before the COVID-19 break.
It could be recalled that Imama Amapakabo handled Rangers International of Enugu to its first League win in 2016 after 34 years.
The former NPFL winner, who is back to the NPFL for the first time in three years, has also promised to give everything to ensure the Warriors bring glory to their fans and Abia in the new season.
He was the Assistant Coach to the Super Eagles to the last 2018 Senior World cup in Russia.