Ex-Abia Warriors Brazilian Coach Now to Handle Akwa United FC

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Okon Bassey in Uyo

The management of the Akwa United Football Club (FC) of Uyo has settled with the former FC Ifeanyiuba of Nnewi coach, Rafael Everton as the new coach of the state darling team.

Until his latest engagement with the Akwa United FC, the Brazilian coach was with the Abia Warriors FC of Umuahia.

Coach Everton who signed a one-year contract now replaces Abdul Maikaba who crossed over to Plateau United FC of Jos last month.

At a ceremony to unveil the new coach of the team, the Akwa United FC chairman Paul Bassey said yesterday that Everton fitted into the plans and visions the management has for the team.

He said other coaches were also interviewed for the job explaining that the club needed a coach who would not be distracted by national team duty.

“We needed a foreign coach with a lot of Nigerian experience, we also eliminated…



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