Sports journalist Akintunde appointed Akure City FC Director


In its quest to boost performance of the club and improve their proficiency, Akure City Football Club have unveiled a reknowned Sports Journalist, Michael Akintunde as Sport Director.

Akure City FC board led by its Chairman,Osai Kingsley while performing the unveiling at the Ondo State Sports Complex, in Akure, expressed optimism that the new Sports Director would bring his wealth of experience to bear at the club as a sports journalist who understands the nitty gritty of the round leather game.

Kingsley added that the club have always strive hard to give the best to their fans both within and outside the state.

He said: “For us to move forward, we felt Michael Akintunde is the best man to occupy the position of the sporting director.

The executive director of the club, Banjo Adepoju added that it is pertinent for the club to have the sports director which he said would serve as catalyst for great thing in the club.

He said, the sports director will also speed up the reaction time between two management functions, he will also be responsible for the club’s overall philosophy begining with the youth team all the way up to the first team.

He will also discuss the style of play with the team’s coaches and he will be representing the club both within and outside the state.

He said the major target of the club ahead of the new season is to play in the Nigeria National League (NNL).

Michael Akintunde started his Sports journalism career in 2003

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