19th January, 2022
By Olanrewaju Akojede
Ogbomoso United Football Club has appointed Opeyemi Ige as the new head coach of the club.
Ige will replace Niyi Oyekale who left his role at the Nationwide League One (NLO) 2 side last year.
Stephen Adetunji, the Media Manager of the Ogbomoso-based club in a statement on Wednesday disclosed that the new helmsman would take charge the team for the 2021/2022 season.
“The new head coach, Ige Opeyemi, was born in Esa Oke Osun State. He is not new to Ogbomoso football.
“He is a graduate of Ladoke Akintola University of Science and Technology Ogbomoso and until his appointment, the Assistant Coach of FC Zenith Ogbomoso.
“Coach Ige held an Advance Coaching Course from the National Institute for Sports Surulere Lagos.
“His appointment takes immediate effect. The management wish him all the best in his new challenge,’’ Adetunji said.
Ogbomoso United FC finished 2nd in 2020/2021 NLO 2 playoffs in Osogbo Centre and would now face a bigger challenge in NLO 1 in 2022.