Nigeria Professional Football League club, Sunshine Stars have sacked head coach, Duke Udi over what it called insubordination.

The club announced former Coach of the team, Henry Abiodun to take over with immediate effect.

Commissioner For Sports and Youth Development, Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye said his ministry took the decision following letters received from the Ondo State Football Agency over the act of insubordination and gross misconduct of coach Udi.

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"Following a letter received from the management board of Ondo State Football Agency on misconduct and insubordination of the head coach of Sunshine Stars Duki Udi of a CAF Licence C category.

"The management board and the Ministry of Youth and Sports management at a joint meeting today (Tuesday) agreed that coach Duki UDdi should step aside with effect from today 13th March and the Technical Director of the team, Coach Henry Abiodun with CAF licence A should lead d team," the statement said.

Sunshine Stars are 17th on the NPFL log with 13 points from 12 matches and will play Yobe Deserts on Sunday in Akure.

Udi is the second casualty within 24 hours after John Obuh was sacked by Kwara United.

The former Nigeria international joined the Owena Waves from Nigeria National League club Osun United in 2016.

He signed a one year contract extension in December 2017 but that has been cut short.

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