Baldwin Bazuaye has returned to the dugout of Katsina United for the second time after leaving the club in 2017, Felele247.com.ng understands.
The veteran coach returned to the change boys for the time after leaving the Changi Boys in 2016/17 Nigeria Professional Football League after guiding the Katsina based team to the top flight after fifteen years of absence.
He joined Bendel Insurance in 2018 and promoted the team back to the Nigeria Professional Football League after spending several years in the second division of the Nigeria domestic football league in 2019.
Bazuaye will take over the duties from the club coach Kabiru Sadauki who took charge of the team after Henry Makinwa left the club mutual consent during the offseason.
Born in Benin, Bazuaye moved to play in the Greek second division at the age of 24, signing with Ethnikos Piraeus F.C.
Bazuaye would finish his playing career in Nigeria, playing for Concord F.C. and Shooting Stars F.C., helping the latter in their 1999 CAF Champions League campaign.
Bazuaye was a member of Nigeria’s squad which won the 1985 FIFA U-16 World Championship. He would also play for the senior Nigeria national football team and participated in the 1990 African Nations Cup finals.
After his playing career ended, Bazuaye began coaching and took the helm of Lobi Stars F.C