Maurice Cooreman has expressed satisfaction with the promotion of Ikorodu United to the Glo Premier League.

For the first time since his coaching career started in Nigeria’s top flight with Gabros International (now FC Ifeanyiubah) back in 2003, Cooreman stepped down to the lower division after accepting to coach the newly formed club.

“I want to praise my players and the sponsor for the promotion of Ikorodu United. We worked hard to achieve the feat as a team.

“My target was to get Ikorodu United to the Premier League and I’m excited we achieved promotion,” he said to

Cooreman boosted his squad with the trio of Cyril Olisemah, Lucky Edjebare and Shedrack Francis, who have top flight experience.

Apart from Gabros, Cooreman has managed Lobi Stars, Bendel Insurance, defunct NPA, Ocean Boys, Enyimba, Kaduna United, Warri Wolves and Gombe United.

Cooreman won the league twice with Ocean Boys as well as with Enyimba and was Cup champion with Kaduna United.

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