Felele247.com.ng have scooped that Nigeria U23 and former Plateau United manager Kennedy Boboye has been appointed the managerial position of the two Aiteo Cup champions Akwa United after the departure of John Obuh on Monday.
The former Sunshine Stars, Abia Warriors and Plateau United boss becomes the fourth permanent handler of the Promise Keepers in less than three years
Akwa United have confirmed the appointment of Kennedy Boboye as the club’s new coach.
Kennedy Boboye becomes the fourth permanent handler of Akwa United in less than three years and he will team-up with his former teammate Duke Udi in Uyo
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Akwa United is the 6th club of Boboye’s coaching career and has had spells at Sunshine Stars and Abia Warriors as well as Plateau United, where he led them to win the league 2017, he had brief stint with relegated Remo Stars during the 2018/2019 mid-season.
The coach spoke of his delight joining the Uyo based outfit while hoping to do his best to help the club bounce back.
“I am pleased to be joining Akwa United, a team with great talents and ambition to succeed,” Boboye told Goal.
“Hopefully, I will hope to use my wealth of experience to help the team achieve its set goals and ambitions.”
He had his first training with the team on Monday afternoon, and he will be unveiled to the media before Wednesday’s game against cross-city rivals Rivers United.