Former chief coach of Go Round FC, Justin Smart has been given the nod to lead the Technical Crew as Head Coach of the team for their campaign in the 2019/ 20 Nigeria National League, NNL season.
Smart, a former Sunshine Stars, and Dolphins FC goalkeeper assisted Willy Udube at the club last season in the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL. Udube left the club after they were relegated and Smart now has the task of molding a new team to campaign in the second-tier league.
According to the General Manager of the club, Soni Uboh, Abiye Tamuno Iyalla will be the assistant coach while former captain of the team, Campbell Nnanna is the physical trainer.
Chinansa Elekwachi comes into the fray as camp commandant.
Meanwhile, the team has fixed October 2 as the commencement date for open screening with players of ONELGA origin as the General Manager explains
“The club is based in Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area and as such we want to give footballers from the area a chance to be part of the team if they are good enough,” Uboh said.
“After a one-week session with the youth of the area, the top five will be picked to be part of the first team when training proper resumes later in October,” Soni Uboh said.
“The vision of the owner of the club is to help the youth of that area while the club is run professionally.
From October 8 to 16, 2019, there will be an all-comers open screening where the best will be selected to resume on October 17 with returning and invited players.