By John Kayode
Coach Olasunkanmi Raphael Olajuyin has described his appointment as Alimosho Football Youth Team as the beginning of greater things to come.
The Iyin Ekiti born football tactician in a chat with newsmen in Lagos added that his love for the round leather game was unthinkable, unimaginable which made him unlimited.
According to Coach Raph as popularly call by his admires, I decided to draw my focus to football and chess, because of my ability to deliver without stress.
After my university education at the federal university of Technology Akure, where I played active football for FUTA TIGERS FC .
I went through self discovery and I decided to pick a career in the sporting world
“I have coached few grassroots clubs before I took a bold step in 2019 to bag my first coaching certificate at the NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SPORT NATIONAL STADIUM SURULERE LAGOS (Advance Certificate in Coaching and Training Football),”
Ever since then, my love for the game has grew tremendously”,he said.
He said: “In 2020, I had the opportunity to coach Adeyemi College of Education Ondo female team, where I was mandated to qualify the team for (NICEGA PROPER)Nigeria Colleges of Education Games at the kwara township stadium, It was in did a big task, considering the fact the school hasn’t qualified in the past 12 years then.”
“To this ends, I coined out “UNLIMITED” as a means to motivate my girls and I was tagged “unlimited Rapheal. We came, we saw and we conquered.”
“This gave me further conviction that I could do more, ever since, I believe we can do all things through God that strengthens us reasons why we are unlimited.”
He pointed out that he has also worked with Ottasolo FC u-20 team, Edu Ball Academy Banana Island Ikoyi Lagos and also work as a sport reporter and analyst with Breez 91.9 FM Akure.
“In my quest to seek more knowledge in the coaching world, I’m presently a diploma student at the national institute for sport national stadium Surulere Lagos Coaching and Training (Football)”
“I believe this new job with Alimosho FC will be the beginning of greater things to come, because we can do all things through God that strengthens us(unlimited)”.