By John Kayode
The Osun State Government has unveiled the newly appointed Head Coach, Seye Ajayi, for the state owned football club, Osun United FC.
The new coach was presented to newsmen by the head of management, Rotimi Dunmoye, the General Manager, Osun State Sports Council alongside, other members of the management in Osogbo on Monday.
Dunmoye said, the government is ready and serious about sports development in the state this time around. There’s a need for the stakeholders to rally and return the team to where it belongs. We are glad to have this versatile coach in the fold, he will make his experience count no doubt. The mandate before him is to give us promotion ticket and see how it goes afterwards.
Having paid his dues in the land and outside the shores of Nigeria, Seye Ajayi, a cool headed and thinker of work situations, a workaholic goal poacher, have once been on the roaster of Shooting Stars and Julius Berger FC before jetting out and starred for Al Seeb Club, DPMM FC, BRUNEI FC among other foreign clubs.
According to the new Head Coach, who was a CAF Cup winner with 3SC in 1992 as a player, his ambition is to work with the government in achieving the set targets. He promised to give young and enterprising players enough chance as his assignment begins.
Seye Ajayi, a distinguished game teacher with exceptional man-management skills, is a graduate of NIS. He bagged his ‘CAF C’ license in 2015 and has attended series of coaching seminars both home and abroad. He has a unique coaching concept which saw him mentored successful players. He has worked with Jofac FC Lagos, Rising Stars Abuja, Ascend FC Abuja, Amadin and Premier FC Abuja based sides.
Meanwhile, players and officials have proceeded on mandatory election-break, after weeks of rigorous screening exercise, the team will recongregate on Wednesday, March 1st, 2023.