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Eguavoen resigns as coach of Sunshine Stars



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Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Eguavoen, has reigned as head coach of Nigeria Professional Football League side Sunshine Stars of Akure, the club confirms.

The Akure club had appointed the former Nigeria international as the club’s manager on a short term contract till the end of season after interim coach, Kayode Olujohungbe, was relieved of his duties in April.

According to statement on the club’s website on Friday, Eguavoen resignation means former Ass Coach, Akin Olowookere, will take over on aninterim basis.

“Our management has received and accepted the disengagement notice of coach Austin Eguavoen. The Club appreciates the coach for his time with us,” Sunshine Stars stated.

“The Club wish Austin Eguavoen the best for the future.

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“In view of the development the management has appointed former Ass Coach, Akin Olowookere as the Interim Head Coach.

“The former junior international will be assisted by coach Ogunderu Boye. The appointment takes immediate effect.”

Eguavoen was in charge of the club in just five league games, he secured only two wins and suffered three defeats, including Wednesday’s 2-1 loss at home to league leaders Plateau United.

Sunshine are currently in the relegation zone on 17th position and on 27 points.


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