Relegated Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan has announced the engagement of its former player, Olumide Edith Agoye, as head coach in its bid to start early in its campaign to return to the top class Nigeria Professional Football Club.
Shooting suffered relegation at the end of last season under coach Fatai Amoo and moved swiftly on Thursday to unveil Agoye as replacement his replacement.
The media department of the club explained in a statement that the decision to promote Agoye who was Chief Coach under Amoo to the Head Coach was taken by the club management after an exhaustive interview session involving several coaches.
The club’s Executive Chairman, Mr Gbolagade Busari said the management settled for Agoye primarily because of his knowledge about the composition of the team and to maintain continuity in the development of the young players who will form the fulcrum of the new Shooting Stars.
“Majority of our players are from the feeders and to continue inspire their development, we felt Agoye is in good position to do this,” Mr. Busari said in a statement issued on Thursday afternoon in Ibadan.
He further said the mandate given to the new Head Coach is to work assiduously to return the team to the elite of the Nigeria Premier League.