–Paul Ashworth arrives January ending
Glo Premier League side, Sunshine Stars, will be under the charge of Latvia manager Paul Ashworth, officials have confirmed.
Ashworth will serve as Technical Adviser of the onetime CAF Confederation Cup semi finalists and as well manage other clubs under Ondo State Football Agency, the body controlling football in the Sunshine State.
Talks have been concluded between the coach and ODSFA and the Latvian gaffer is scheduled to fly in the next two weeks.
He had previously managed the famous Kwara State Football Academy. On his second missionary journey to Nigeria, Ashworth will supervise Sunshine Queens, Rising Stars as well as take charge of Sunshine Stars campaign in the domestic top flight.
Financial details of the expatriate’s deal with ODSFA was not handy at press time but Chairman of ODSFA, Hon. Akin Akinbobola is understood to have concluded negotiations with the manager.
“Ashworth’s engagement is part of effort to ensure the success for teams under the Ondo State Football Agency, ODSFA, the leadership of the agency under the Chairmanship of Mr. Akin Akinbobola,” Wahab Bankole, spokesman of the ODSFA said.
“Hon. Akinbobola has already concluded negotiations with Mr. Ashworth as the new Technical Director of the agency who will also take direct technical charge of Sunshine Stars as technical adviser,” Bankole affirmed.