BY ISAAC AFOLABI

 

A new coach for sunshine stars football club of Ondo state has been unveiled.

He’s a Cameronian born football tactician Mr Emmanuel Deutsch

Mr Emmanuel Deutsch replaced coach Deji Ayeni who is currently with Akwa United football club of Uyo.

Unveiling the former Abia Warriors coach to members of the Sports writers Association of Nigeria Ondo state chapter, Ondo State acting governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa said with the wealth of experience of the Cameronian, Sunshine stars have been more fortified to excel in the current Nigeria professional football league season.

Mr Aiyedatiwa further confirmed the return of sunshine stars back to the Akure sports complex after been banished to the Dipo Dina stadium in Ijebu-Ode Ogun state over match violence.

He appealed to the teaming fans to be peaceful in all home matches to avoid another sanction.

Mr Ayedatiwa noted that before the return of sunshine stars to Akure, all football stakeholders such as the referee association, stewards and supporters club have been fully sensitized on the need to avoid another sanction.

Earlier, the chairman,  Sports writers association of Nigeria, SWAN,  Ondo state chapter, Mr Wahab Bankole commended the three man committee in charge of ODSFA led by Mr Aiyedatiwa for the revitalization of sunshine stars from relegation threatening the team to a title contender.

Mr Bankole pledged the support of the pen pushers in objectively reporting activities of the state owned football teams.

Some of those who graced the occasion were the Ondo state Attorney general and commissioner for justice, Sir Charles Titiloye, Mr Tunde Ogunja, Mr Akin Akinbobola.

Sunshine stars presently occupies sixth position in the current table of the Nigeria professional league and will be facing league leaders Rivers united in a match day 24 on Thursday at the Ondo state complex.

 

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