Udala FC unveils UEFA licenced coach, new players
An amateur football club based in Anambra Udala FC, has unveiled Folabi Ojekunle as the new Head Coach of the club for one year.
Ojekunle who was introduced to sports writers at an unveiling ceremony on Wednesday was trained in England and possesses Nigeria Institute of Sports coaching certificate and also got UEFA B-Licence in 2017.
Five new players were also unveiled at the ceremony, they include Clinton Omonedo, Tope Kintolu, Olawale Ajetunmobi, Okoh Friday and Bahkra Casiasse a goal keeper from Olympic FC of Burkinafaso.
Ojekunle said he settled Udala FC because of had deep grassroots reach and was progress oriented. philosophy.
Ojekunle said some of his target were to win the Anambra Independent Football League title for the third consecutive time, gain promotion to Nigeria National League and to the finals of Aiteo Cup.
He said he was hopeful that he will be the first to lead the Uke based club to the continent.
Ojekunle had managed the defunct Jegede Babes, ABS FC of Ilorin and some Youth teams in England before clinching his new job at Udala.
Henry Chinye, the general manager of the club assured that the club would continue to contribute to the development of Nigerian football by adopting best international practices in spite being an amateur side.
Chinye said welfare of staff of the club as well as their medical care would remain paramount to the management.
He expressed optimism that the new injections into the manpower pool of the club would result to better fortune for Udala FC.