After two wins and two defeats this season, Albanian club, KF Tirana has sacked their coach, Nigerian Ndubuisi Egbo, who became the first African to take a team to the Champions league when he led the Albanian club to a league title and qualification to the Champions League.
The club said on its website that the decision to had been “taken due to poor performances in the last matches” and also thanked Egbo for “his dedication and title success last season”.
Despite his dismissal Egbo remained compose and positive towards the future
“I would like to thank the club for the opportunity to serve, which helped me become the first African to win a European title and end up managing in the Uefa Champions League and the Europa League,” Egbo told BBC Africa Sport.
“I don’t have any regrets or disappointment because I gave the maximum and the team did likewise, so I remain grateful to God for what we achieved and accomplished together.
“To the fans for their incredible and overwhelming support towards me and the team, I am grateful.
“The players for their wonderful and positive spirit all through our campaign last season, I say kudos to them all.
“Both those who made big impact and those with little impact, all of them as a team made it to happen with faith in God almighty. For now there is no regrets but grateful to all.”
Egbo , who was part of Nigeria’s squad to the Africa Cup of Nations tournaments in 2000 and 2002 won the Albanian league, the cup and Super Cup in three years as a player with KF Tirana.