Abia Warriors hire Brazilian coach, Rafael Everton

Rafael Everton

Nigerian side, Abia Warriors, have confirmed Brazilian, Rafael Everton, as their new coach.

Everton takes over from Abdullahi Biffo currently undergoing a training course in the United States.

“I can confirm to you that we have signed coach Rafael Everton to take charge of our team and details of the contract will be made public next week when we unveil him,” the club’s media officer, Igwe Onuoha, told CompleteSports on Friday.

“He will take over from Coach Abdullahi Biffo who is currently in the US on a training course.”

This isn’t the first time the former Fluminense player will be dishing instruments in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Everton at one point manned the dugout of FC IfeanyiUbah.

The 28-year-old led the Nnewi-based to the 2016 Federation Cup, beating Nasarawa United 5-4 on penalties.

Abia Warriors who finished last season in the 15th position in the NPFL with 53points after 38 league games will be looking forward to a better performance in the new season.