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Amokachi explains IfeanyiUbah move

Posted: Aug 10, 2015 at 12:01 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

New FC Ifeanyi Ubah coach Daniel Amokachi has said the club is one of the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs he could coach in the country because they are up to date with salary payments to the players.

Daniel Amokachi

Daniel Amokachi

Amokachi, who has joined the Nnewi side as head coach, told AfricanFootball.com that he has the experience in the NPFL having coached Enyimba and Nasarawa United.

He added that there was no way he would work in a Nigeria premier league side that cannot pay the players’ salaries as and when due.

“Well if I’m not wrong I am about the first former Eagles player who decided to come home and coach in the Nigeria Premier league. So, I have never run away from coaching in the Nigerian league.

“However it’s not all clubs that I can coach, because I cannot be in a club that cannot afford to pay players or owe players for about six months. That would be against my philosophy of coaching.

“I like to demand from my players and when you have not paid them, of course I would not be able to shout on the players or give instruction the way I want because they would be playing on empty stomachs.”

Amokachi is expected to take charge of his first game on Monday (Today) when FC IfeanyiUbah take on Sunshine Stars at the Rojenny Stadium in Oba, near Onitsha, Anambra State.