15 November 2012

Nigeria: Ikhana Saved Himself of More Embarrassment - Mabo

Former Nigeria's Super Falcons Coach, Sama'ila Mabo, said Kadiri Ikhana, has no choice but to resign his appointment as Falcons coach.

Mabo who spoke with our correspondent, said the step taken by Ikhana will save him from further embarrassment following the poor outing of Nigeria at the Africa Women Championship AWC, in Equatorial Guinea.

"I don't think he had any choice than to tender his resignation, even if he had not done that Nigerians, will react against the Nigeria Football Federation. I think it is good that he resigned' Mabo said.

According to Mabo, who coached the Falcons for several years "even though we lost our championship in 2008 in the same Equatorial Guinea, this has been worst, we never had it so bad. We lost to Bayana Bayana for the first time and then we were not able to beat Cameroon to win the third place, the situation is very unfortunate."

Ikhana on Tuesday tendered his resignation following a poor performance at the AWC held in Equatorial Guinea saying his decision was informed by his inability to bring home the trophy.

In April this year, he signed a four year contract to handle the Super Falcons after Eucharia Uche's contract was not renewed.

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