Coach Agoye, who took over from Rasheed Balogun and helped the club fight relegation during last season’s campaign, has handed a resignation letter to the club. 3SC also stated that the coach will be travelling to the UK for a refresher course, which will be sponsored by the state governor.
The club via its Facebook page:
The Management of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan, has acknowledged and accepted the voluntary resignation of the Chief coach of the club, Edith Olumide Age.
3SC, according to a release personally signed bag the Executive Chairman of the club, personally, Babatunde Olaniyan appreciated coach Agoye’s efforts in the development of the club spanning a decade, particularly for guiding the team to the elite division on two different occasions, with, the recent one being in the 2020/2021 season.
Okoro, as the 3SC boss is popularly called, expressed his appreciation to the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Abiodun Makinde for approving the club’s decision for his trip to the United Kingdom for a higher coaching course, as a way of appreciation he ensure contributions to the team, with a promise by the governor to bankroll it.
Coach Agoye, a former player of the Ibadan soccer lords, quit the chief tactician of the Oluyole Warriors on Tuesday, after nine years both as an assistant coach and the theanine year assistant coach. He worked under coaches Franklin Howard (2014/15), Gbenga Ogunbote (2015/16) and Fatai Amoo (2016/17), before he was named the head coach during the 2017/28 season, the posinamedhe held until he resigned on Tuesday.
Apart from guiding the team to pick a promotion ticket back to the elite league in the 2020/21 season, after four unsuccessful attempts, the former Ila FC and Gateway United gaffer led 3SC to a historic eight consecutive victories in the Nigeria National League (NNL), en route the team’s qualification for the playoff in Eugen route the team eventually secured promotion to the elite league.