By Sab Osuji:
Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) after confirming the appointment Gbenga Ogunbote as technical adviser of the team in the early hours of Thursday also named Abimbola Lawal and Edith Agoye, a former striker of the club, in the capacity of assistant coaches.
The pair will fill the void created following the stepping down of former assistant coach, Friday Christopher, while a new role is scheduled to be handed to Bright Omokaro, a former Nigeria international defender, Complete Sports checks revealed.
Omokaro and Christopher took temporary charge following the departure of Kadiri Ikhana after poor results.
Complete Sports checks revealed that Omokaro would be handed the responsibility of leading Shooting Stars’ feeder team.
Ogunbote stressed he was delighted to return to the club after a short spell at Giwa FC.
“It feels very nice to be back at a club where you are accepted and respected by everyone,” Ogunbote said.
“I’ve been here before and I know how passionately the people love the team, how they also love and accept me so I must say I’m happy to return to a familiar terrain.”