Nigeria National League, NNL side, Vandrezzer FC has announced the appointment Ivorian coach, Niambele Adama Mohamed as the club’s new Head Coach.
Niambele Mohamed become the Lions fifth coach in three years, replacing Henry Makinwa who left his role towards the end of last season.
The 40-year-old is the second foreign coach to lead Vandrezzer FC after Brazilian Rafael Everton.
The club statement reads: “Vandrezzer Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Niambele Adama Mohamed as the club’s new Head Coach.
“The Ivorian who holds a UEFA B License from Dansk Boldspil-Union (Denmark), has joined the lions on a season-long contract that would see him lead the team in our new home in Akwa Ibom in the 2022/23 NNL season.”
Coach Niambele began his playing career in Ivory Coast, featuring in his country’s u17 & u19 squad before he moved to Italy and Denmark where he enjoyed an outstanding playing career.
He kick-started his managerial career in 2012, taking charge at Thisted Fc in Denmark shortly after hanging up his boots as a defensive midfielder for Blokhus FC, Denmark.
The statement continued, “His appointment in Vandrezzer FC comes after a rigorous recruitment process that saw him oust several candidates interviewed for the same role as Head Coach.”
Niambele arrived Uyo on Thursday, December 1, 2022 and says he is delighted with the opportunity to lead the club.
“I want to thank the Management of Vandrezzer FC for the trust reposed in me,” he told the club’s official website.
“I am excited to get the opportunity to lead such a big club and I look forward to winning titles with the club,” he said.
As we prepare for the new season, we would work very hard to make the lion’s den a hard-hitting place for visiting teams as we play for maximum points,” he added.
Coach Niambele would arrive at Vandrezzer FC’s training ground on Thursday, December 1, 2022, where he would be expected to take first-team training for the first time.
Culled from the Athletic