Sunshine stars football club has unveiled its new coach ahead of the 2020/2021 Nigeria professional football league NPFL season.
He’s Coach Gbenga Ogunbote.
Coach Ogunbote who is making his second return to Akure was unveiled on Tuesday at the Ondo state football agency games village in Akure.
Chairman Ondo state football agency Alhaji Tajudeen Akinyemi said the choice of coach Ogunbote was taken unanimously by the management team based on his track records with the club and in the league.
Alhaji Akinyemi further stated that the task of the new coach is to redeem the image of the team, provide quality technical input to the team and take it to the Continent.
In his acceptance speach, Coach Gbenga Ogunbote called for total support from all stakeholders to return the team to the Continent.
Earlier, the chairman, Omdo state house of Assembly committee on sports, Dr Biodun Faleye had promised that the house would provide all necessary support to thinker the activities of team to do well in the coming league.
On his part, a former handler of Sunshine stars, Coach Henry Abiodun charged the supporters club not to put pressure on the coach but to support him in all ways to succeed.
Coach Gbenga Ogunbote has handled several teams in the country’s domestic league including Rangers FC of Enugu, Enyimba of Aba, Giwa Fc of Jos and Gateways football club of Abeokuta.
Coach Ogunbote signed one year contract with the Akure based team.