Niger Tornadoes Technical Adviser, Bernard Ogbe has parted ways with the club after tendering his resignation letter.
Ogbe submitted his resignation letter immediately after the club’s 3-1 defeat to Katsina against in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matchday 6 clash on Sunday.
Concise News reports that Ogbe met with the Vice-Chairman, Comrade Bello Auta; club secretary, Aliyu Muazu and Welfare Officer, Awwalu Baba Idris, to inform them of his decision before exiting the stadium after the game.
“I have already informed the club officials before the match that whatever happens after this match I will tender my resignation letter.”
Furthermore, elaborating to Score Nigeria, Ogbe stresses:
“I cannot be satisfied with such a result. I am completely sad with this outcome, even though I question some decisions of the game taken by the referee because of the inefficiency I noticed – which was two goals from an offside position.”
“Be that as it may, I can’t cry over spilt milk but this is not helping the development of football in this country.”
“Secondly, It is on record that I was given five matches ultimatum, this is the second one; I have three more to go.
“Unfortunately, I am going to resign from my position as head coach today (matchday 6) being my second match ultimatum. I will not wait till I have complete the five-match ultimatum given.”
“I feel within me that this is the right time to throw in the towel, which I have automatically done – effective from today (Sunday).”
The just-resigned Coach of Niger Tornadoes concludes by saying:
“With regard to my previous matches played and the outcome, I have no comments for now.”
Hamza Abara takes over
Comrade Bello Auta, the Vice-Chairman of Tornadoes confirmed the tactician’s departure to the media department of the club:
“Coach (Bernard) Ogbe just informed us now (Sunday evening) that he has resigned his appointment as the Technical Adviser of our club.
“We wish him the best of luck in his future endeavour.”
Ogbe joined Niger Tornadoes at the beginning of the season from Mighty Jets.
Head coach, Hamza Abara has been drafted to take over as the acting Technical Adviser of the club.