Head coach of Sunshine Stars Gbenga Ogunbote has resigned his role as manager of the club.
Ogunbote who only return to the team last summer just before the commencement of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League season has endured a difficult spell with the Owena Whales who finds themselves in the relegation zone on the log after going fifteen matches without a win.
According to his resignation letter made available to Buwanews, Oracle as he is fondly called stated: “I took the job in the anticipation that we will continue where we stopped the last time I coached the team with all hands pulling together to support and the team having better results, however, on this occasion of my relationship with the team, the welfare of the team is way off the mark such that it affects morales of the players and collective motivations of the team players are my tools with my inputs to get results, results are what makes a difference in being a successful coach which unfortunately it’s not happening this time.
“I thank the Management and officials for every support which I will never forget reflecting on my time with Sunshine Stars F.C.
“I hereby appreciate all and tender my resignation with this month salary forfeited in lieu of my notice, whilst I expect all my outstanding salaries, sign-on fees and bonuses be paid in due course for proper disengagement. I wish the team all the best in the future prosecution of the league.”
The former Rangers International, Enyimba and Shooting Stars gaffer rejoined Sunshine Stars from Lobi Stars after seeing off his contract at the end of 2019-2020 season.