Lobi Stars Announce Gbenga Ogunbote As Head Coach

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Photo credit : former Enugu Rangers, Head Coach Gbenga Ogunbote

Lobi Stars have announced former Rangers International head coach, Gbenga Ogunbote as their new head coach ahead of the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League season.

The former Gateway United, Sunshine stars, shooting stars and Rangers gaffer has signed a one year contract with the Makurdi based club

Ogunbote guided Rangers to a third-place finish at the just-concluded NPFL Championship playoffs and also clinched a Confederations Cup spot .

He takes over from Evan Ogenyi, who acted on interim basis following the demise of late Solomon Ogbeide.

During his two-year spell at Rangers, Ogunbote won his first ever silverware in two decades as a coach when he guided the Flying Antelopes to their maiden AITEO Cup title in 35 years, defeating Kano Pillars 4-2 on penalties after regulation time ended 3-3 in 2018.

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