Brazilian Coach Leaves IyeanyiUba FC 2 Days After Winning Federation CupBrazilian coach, Rafael Everton has parted ways with Nigeria Professional Football League side FC IfeanyiUbah barely two days after winning the Federation Cup.
In his 10-month spell with the Anambra based outfit, the Brazillian tactician guided them to top four finish on the NPFL standing and a slot in the 2017 CAFConfederation Cup.
Though he declined to state the reason behind his abrupt decision, Everton said he remained grateful to the management of the club for the opportunity as he looks forward to the holidays and fresh challenges, Goal writes.
“I would like to communicate to all my fans, friends, family members who have always supported and honored my work that as of today I am not the coach of FC IfeanyiUbah,” said Everton.
“I would like to thank the opportunity for the direction of the club chairman offered a position of assistant to the new coach; I’m going home for vacation sit down with my agent and family to be able to make the best decision for my career.
“I can already say that I am grateful for everything and to all the people of this wonderful country, Nigeria, who welcomed me very well and accepted me and who enjoy my work.
“To my incredible players that we live together for 10 months I have only to say thank you guys you are incredible without you my players it would be impossible for us to reach the 4th position of the Premier League and to have been champions of the FA CUP.
He also thanked his family for being there for him and the almighty God for his protection, stating that it’s been an unforgettable experience.
“I am very grateful to God the author of my life without him nothing I am my family that always gave me all the necessary support to get here. I am grateful for incredible results in so little work in just three months as coach of that team to get the 4th position in the first division and manage to be the Nigerian Cup Champion to you I deliver these blessings. I would like to thank everyone and thank you for everything.”
The club is already considering hiring Japanese coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi as successor to the Brazillian.