By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
Go Round FC on Monday named Coach Willy Udube as its new Technical Adviser (TA), following the recent exit of former TA, Coach Elechi.
According to the statement by the club’s media officer, China Acheru, the new coach has been saddled with the task of piloting the affairs for the 2018/19 Nigeria Professional Football League season.
Willy Udube who joined the club mid-last season as chief coach has been upgraded to Technical Adviser following the departure of Ngozi Elechi to Yobe Desert Stars while Justin Smart who was at Port Harcourt based amateur side, Cynosure FC is now the chief coach of the club.
David Dosu is goalkeeper trainer after he left First Bank FC to Omoku.
Willy Udube had earlier coached at Heartland FC, Gabros, Rivers United and Nnewi United before joining Go Round FC.
He believes his performance as chief coach in the out gone season is what made the management pick him as Technical Adviser.
“I am very impressed that I have people like the Team Manager and other members of the crew. I was unveiled some months ago as the chief coach of this team and I know quite well that performance speaks for people so the little thing we did is why I was upgraded to this position,” Udube said after his unveiling.
As a player, Justin Smart featured in goal for Sunshine Stars, Sharks and was part of the 2004 Dolphins side that won the League and Cup double.
According to Justin Smart, “Originally I never expected this but then for the Team Manager to have believed in me I also believe I can do a lot here.
“Go Round is a big team and I know with what is on ground the sky will be our beginning,” Smart said.
David Dosu spoke of his excitement at joining Go Round FC. “I was so happy when I got the call to come here. I was at Gateway before First Bank and now Go Round. Somebody must move.
“I was Nigeria’s goalkeeper at the U20s alongside the Olukanmi brothers, Paul Okoku and Chuibuzor Ehilegbu. I will bring my experience to bear on the team,” he enthused.
Abiye Iyalla remains part of the technical crew as assistant coach while Peter Abaje stays on as Video Analyst.