By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Cricket World Cup winner, Asanka Gurusinha has resigned as the Head Coach and High-performance Manager of the Nigeria Cricket Federation.
In a letter sent to the board of the Federation dated March 31, 2022, Asanka’s resignation is in connection with health complication which will unable him effectively conduct his role.
Asanka was employed on December 1, 2020 and within the short period, he made significant impact in the game in Nigeria, notably bringing in more discipline to players approach of the game and establishing a coaching development template that had been rolled out for Nigerian coaches.
Asanka’s resignation becomes effective on June 30, 2022 according to terms of his contract.
This resignation was confirmed in a letter signed by the Secretary-general of the Nigeria Cricket Federation.
Asanka Gurusinha is well noted for the stellar role he played in helping Sri Lanka clinch the 1996 Cricket World Cup.
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