Remo Stars football club of Ogun State has announced the Gbenga Ogunbote as the new head coach.
Populary known as “the Oracle”, Ogunbote joined the newly promoted NPFL clubside on a year deal.
He takes over from Daniel Ogunmodede who led the team back into the Nigerian football league top-flight.
Ogunbote in his decades of coaching has been with Gateway United, another Ogun based club and other southwestern clubs – Shooting Stars Sports Club, 3SC and Sunshine Stars of Akure.
He was also in charge of former League Champions, Rangers International when the Flying Antelopes came from three goals down to beat Kano Pillars to the AITEO Cup crown in 2018.
Ogunbote who spoke to the club’s media said he is proud and happy to have joined Remo Stars FC while hoping to take the club to higher levels.
I am very proud and happy to have joined Remo Stars, I hope to help the team to the level at which the club wants to ascertain.
We have an ambition this season, before now the club has decided to maintain their stay in the NPFL which is my desire too but I will be so grateful if we go on to win the league or probably get a slot in any of the CAF competitions.
The Chief Executive Officer of Remo Stars, Mr. Lukmon Ogungbefun in his welcome address promised maximum support for the new gaffer.