Kennedy Boboye has tendered his resignation as Akwa United head coach, https://www.aclsports.com reports. The NPFL champions have been struggling under his watch this season and they are currently eight points behind leaders Rivers United following Sunday’s goalless draw against Heartland in Uyo.
The former Abia Warriors manager has now decided to throw in the towel after overseeing just 12 league games in the 2021/22 football season.
“ I want to thank everybody in Akwa Utd family for the time I have stayed in the team, but I think is time to move t forward, when the team is not doing well it is the coach that faces the problems, I have just decided to stay out, for the team to move forward, thank very much for the time giving to me to work here” Boboye informed the club [via The Vital News].
Boboye became Akwa United’s coach in December 2019 and took charge of 70 games across three competitions (NPFL, CAF CL & Aiteo Cup). He has a win percentage of 44% and won the league during his tenure with the Promise Keepers.
Kennedy Boboye's numbers at Akwa United 👇
70 games (NPFL- 67, CAFCL – 2, Aiteo Cup -1)
Wins – 31 Draws – 26 Defeats – 13.
44% win rate.
1 NPFL title.
— Engineer Kowope (@Undisputed_Jsam) February 13, 2022
Meanwhile, the club has also confirmed that the two-time league winner has left his role and that they wish him well in his future endeavors.
Life after the 43-year-old begins for the Akwa Ibom side on Wednesday when they travel to Ikenne to face high-flying Remo Stars.