18th February, 2011
Bottom club in the ongoing season of the Nigeria Premier League, NPL, Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH Football Club, have sacked their technical crew following the sideâ€™s 1 â€“ 4 loss to Ocean Boys at the Samson Siasia Stadium in Yenagoa on Wednesday.
Spokesman of the club, Olusola Alao, in a statement said the teamâ€™s head coach, Tunde Abdulrahman as well as his three assistants have been shown the exit door by the management of JUTH FC.
Abdulrahmanâ€™s assistants affected by the immediate sack are Joshua Stephen, Tony Ubaka and Audu Issa Pele.
Alao explained that the sack of the quartet was a decision taken by the club following the sideâ€™s poor performance so far in the Premier League this season.
A part of the statement read: â€œFollowing the dismal performance of the team in the ongoing 2010/2011 Premier League season, the Healers as JUTH FC is called have thrown all their coaches into the labour market.â€
Alao, however, revealed that the club after reviewing the performance of the team on Wednesday decided to terminate the contracts of Abdulrahman and his assistants.
Juth through the statement said they will name a new coach by this weekend.
â€œTheir sacking is due to the poor run and dismal performance (of Juth) in the league. A new coach will be announced weekend,” the statement read.
JUTH are currently 20th on the Premier League log with eight points from 14 games.