The lackluster performance of FC Ifeanyi Ubah in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League 2016 Super 4, has claimed its first victim, as coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi on Friday evening was sacked sportstalkafrica.com can exclusively report.
Coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi, has been shown the exit door by the Anambra Warriors, after a mixed start to the NPFL Super 4, having lost 2-1 to Wikki Tourist in their first match, a nd lost 2-0 against 10-man Rivers United on Friday.
Yatsuhashi holds a USSFA and National Youth Coaching licence, a CONCACAF International Coaching licence, an NSCAA Goalkeeping Diploma and a KNBV Advanced Diploma, IFA GK Certificate and FIFA and FIFA/AFC Grassroots Certificate.
Though the team is yet to announce the Japanese-American tactician dismissal but a reliable club source said the team performances, results have been unacceptable and after in-depth review of Coach Yatsuhashi’s performance in the Pre-Season Super 4, and he was scored below average and reason why he was shown the exit door.
“We feel like the best way to change things going forward for the performance of the team is to make a change in this role,” a club source said.
“While we’re confident that we have many of the pieces in place to improve and will see improvement, we felt that, in order to continue to push forward and make improvements, we needed to make a change and have a different voice as the head of the technical crew.”
Yatsuhashi, was appointed last month to replaced Bulgarian gaffer Mitko Dobrev, who led the team to historic Federation Cup feat last season.