Head coach of division one outfit Samertex FC, Coach Stephen Abugri has debunked reportage in the media that he has been fired.
The trainer’s contract will elapse on October 17, 2018. But has not met management of the team to determine his future with the club.
Despite the club issuing a statement that Mr. Abugri alongside his deputy Joseph Anyagle and goalkeepers trainer Micheal Addo have been shown the exit, the coach insists he hasn’t left the club.
The club’s statement read: ”The managing director of FC Samartex Mr Richard Nsenkyire Kwaku Duah today told coach Abugri whose contract is coming to an end on Wednesday 17th October, 2018 that his contract is not going to be renewed.
However, Abugri is free to leave from the club after coming Wednesday. Whiles his Assistant coach Joseph Anyagle and keepers trainer Micheal Addo contract have mutually terminated.
It added: ”Management wish them well at wherever they seek for different jobs. Finally management have asked Alex Eshun to take over till we appoint substantive coach.”
But speaking to SportsworldGhana.com on Monday evening the former Hearts of Oak assistant trainer said “I have not been sacked from the team, my contract ends on the 17th of this month,”
“No agreement between the two, to renew my contract so dismissed the wrong information that I have been sacked,”
“Tomorrow [Tuesday] I will be at the training grounds with my players”. he added.
Coach Abugri contract was renewed last year which will be expire on Wednesday, 17th of October.
Story by Kolog Bonaventure