Okpodu Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Ikorodu United, have completed the signi...
Okpodu Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Ikorodu United, have completed the signing of Sam Okpodu, as their new head coach.
The former Warri Wolves coach, will officially assume the role, when Ikorodu United face Nasarawa United in Makurdi. An official of the club, Tunde Ayoola, explained why they chose Okpodu for the job.
“I must tell you right away that it’s a done deal coach Sam Okpodu has signed with us as head coach today (Friday) in Lagos exactly 16.55 hours,” he told SuperSport. “Officially he is the head coach of Ikorodu United for the ongoing top flight domestic league season. “Okpodu will assume full charge of the side in NPFL matchday 8 clash at Nasarawa United in Makurdi.“Coach Edema Benson will oversee Ikorodu United matchday 7 tie against Giwa FC on Sunday in Lagos.
Benson was an interim coach and has been reassigned as assistant to the head coach, Okpodu. “