By Monica Iheakam
Okey Emordi on Monday formally resigned his appointment as the Technical Adviser of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side , Abia Warriors .
His assistant, Abdullahi Biffo had been mandated to take over the reigns of coaching affairs with immediate effect.
The resignation, was coming less than 24-hour after Warriors were beaten 0-1 by visiting El Kanemi Warriors in Sunday’s match day 9 clash at the Umuahia Township Stadium.
In a letter addressed to the Chairman of the Club, Chief Emeka Inyama, Emordi said the string of poor results that had dogged the steps of the of the Umuahia based club side in the on going NPFL league prompted his resignation.
“I have thrown in the towel as head coach of Abia Warriors because of very poor performance of the club in the league .I cannot continue to endure the pain of seeing the side produce poor results.
“We had a draw against Sunshine Stars on home ground later went to Lafia to lose heavily 1-3 to Nasarawa United and just yesterday (Sunday) we lost 0-1 to El Kanemi Warriors.
“I cannot imagine myself losing a game on home ground I think things have not augured well with me at all at Abia Warriors.
“Ordinarily, I would have waited to see whether things will improve in our next match at Akwa United but who says the result will not be worst which may prompt the management to react.
“I believe prevention is better than cure I have given the management my letter of resignation and it has been accepted. I will continue to wish the team well in their league campaign.”