Following the directive of Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, to reposition Ondo State Football Agency for better performance and effective output, the technical crew, technical pool staff and players of the Sunshine Stars football club of Akure have been dissolved.
A statement signed by Saka Yusuf Ogunleye, the State Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports captured it on record that the team managed to escape relegation last season and ended up in the 18th position out of the 20 teams that participated at the just concluded football season.
It stated that the crisis which rocked the NFF during the season gave automatic ticket to all the teams for the new season saving Sunshine Stars from being relegated. The team also lost out in the AITEO-FA sponsored competition this year.
“We wish to appreciate the efforts and contributions of affected staff for their past contributions as management of the board has been directed to take notice of payment of affected staff and their salaries.” It concluded.