Former Enugu Rangers coach, Gbenga Ogunbote has joined newly promoted Nigeria Professional Football League side, Remo Stars as the new coach on a one-year deal.
Gbenga Ogunbote fondly known as ‘The Oracle’ is taking over from coach, Daniel Ogunmodede who led the team back into the top flight football.
The Oracle who has been into coaching for decades has formerly tutored fellow southwest clubs like Gateway United, Shooting Stars Sports Club, 3SC and Sunshine Stars of Akure.
According to a statement signed by the club’s media manager, Oladimeji Oshode, Ogunbote said he is proud and happy to have joined Remo Stars FC, and currently 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.
In the same vein, the Chief Executive Officer of Remo Stars, Mr. Lukmon Ogungbefun welcomed Gbenga Ogunbote to the club and promised to support him to the fullest in achieving greatness for the club.
“I welcome Coach Gbenga Ogunbote to Remo Stars and I promise on behalf of the management that we will support him to the fullest.
“We want to ensure we remain in the league hence the appointment of Coach Ogunbote, and we are optimistic that he will lead the team to greater heights.