Olujohungbe appointed Ekiti United coach

Kayode Olujohungbe a.k.a Coach Kay

Kayode Olujohungbe a.k.a Coach Kay new coach for Ekiti United FC

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Ekiti United Football Club on Wednesday named Kayode Olujohungbe as the club’s new head coach.

Secretary of the club, Ayodeji Olowolafe, said Olujohungbe, a former Sunshine Stars of Ondo State Head Coach came first after the interview conducted on Oct. 7.

Olowolafe disclosed this while addressing newsmen at the club’s secretariat in Ado-Ekiti.

He said the new head coach was expected to resume immediately after documentation; promising to unveil him to the public at a later date.

Olujohungbe led the Ondo State Female Football Team, the Sunshine Queens, to the 2014 finals of the Nigeria Women Federation Cup and ended third in the Nigeria Women Premier League 2014 table.

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He is a graduate of Physical and Health Education from Obafemi Awolowo University, (OAU) Ile-Ife, who possesses Grade one NIS and CAF Intermediate Coaching certificates and CAF Coaching A and B Licences.

He started his coaching career in 1993 as physical trainer and later became head coach at Concord FC between 1993 and 1998.

He joined Sunshine Stars FC as an Assistant Coach in 2002 and 2003 season and was given same role in 2010 before he eventually became the head coach in 2014 and 2016 season.

The Ondo State Football Agency had employed Austin Eguavoen to take over from Olujohungbe with a view to improving the status of Sunshine Stars FC.

Olujohungbe hails from Ondo State.