By Emmanuel Adeleke
Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan have unveiled the immediate last coach of Remo Stars, Gbenga Ogunbote. as the team’s new Technical Adviser, following the departure of their former manager, Edith Agoye.
The unveiling was done at the Lekan Salami stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan, on Monday.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Chairman of the club, Mr Babatunde Olaniyan, urged the new Technical Adviser to bring back the glory of the club and make the team very competitive.
He said the dream of Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has always been to see the old glory of Shooting Stars restored and the club rank among the best in the Nigeria Professional Football League and on the African continent.
Olaniyan stressed that the management is conscious of the expectations of the governor and the fans of the club.
“Coach Gbenga Ogunbote is one of the finest coaches that Nigeria has produced. He has impacted and still impacting Nigeria football, footballers and administration.
“He has guided many Clubs to victories, triumphs and successes in his coaching career. His most recent was with Remo Stars FC which he led to pick a continental ticket just within a season.
“We as management believe that, with the support of all stakeholders here present, Coach Gbenga Ogunbote would be able to replicate his winning streaks and sterling performances by making Shooting Stars very competitive next season, and ultimately picking a continental ticket for the club at the end 2021/2022 football season,” Olaniyan said.
Responding, Ogunbote who called for maximum support of everyone, promised to do his best in the discharge of his duty.