All Stars Abeokuta Laud Stormers SC For Appointing Shakiru Lawal As Chief Coach - EDU-BIZNEWS


Monday, March 27, 2023

All Stars Abeokuta Laud Stormers SC For Appointing Shakiru Lawal As Chief Coach

All Stars Football Club Abeokuta have lauded the Management of Abeokuta Stormers Sports Club for the appointment of former 3SC's Skipper and All Stars FC's Captain - Coach Shakiru Lawal as the club's new Chief Coach

President of the Club, Alhaji Lawal Adeoye Waheed who gave the commendation in a statement made available to Edu-biznews, saluted the foresight of the Nigeria National League side in recorgnising the experience and expertise possessed by Coach Shakiru Lawal, by giving him such acculen responsibility.

The President expressed confidence that the new coach would succeed in  his assignment of providing technical services to the team , considering the needed support already accorded  him by the management of the club

According to Lawal,  "it takes a visionary sports juggernaut like former Commisioner for Youth and Sports in Ogun State and one of the foremost Egba Chiefs - Hon. Chief Bukola Olopade aka Ozo the SSC's proprietor to identify such talent and experience within the football cycle". 

He maintained that All Stars Football Club, Abeokuta are blessed with many Eggheads in the world of football, those who have played the game to the highest level and noted that it is high time to begin  according them the deserved recognition and engaging them in high tasks by the state and at the national level of the round leather game.

Shakiru Lawal is famous for scoring the first ever goal at the Moshood Abiola International Stadium, Abuja for Shooting Stars, he found the back of the net with only five minutes into the game against Sunshine Stars on April 8th 2003

In his playing days, the former Stationary Stores of Lagos Gaffer was a Midfielder filled with numerous qualities, a delightful ball user, energetic marker and a fantastic ball passer with sharp vision for goals

Apart from Shooting Stars and defunct Julius Berger FC, Shakiru Lawal also played for Gateway United FC, where he later worked as an Assistant Coach.

"It is our collective hope that his tenure shall bring a lot of development and progress to SSC of Abeokuta",the President concluded

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