Vandrezzer Appoints Henry Makinwa as new head coach

In tandem with our commitment to pioneering a new era in club football management, as well as a focus on building a dynamic squad of elite first team players; Vandrezzer FC wishes to announce the appointment of Coach Henry Olufosoye Makinwa as her new Head Coach. 

He comes on board on an initial one year contract, and is set to infuse renewed vigor in the Champions of Lagos, to do much more in the upcoming 2021/2022 NNL season. Coach Makinwa is a renown tactician who had previously managed three NPFL teams in Nigeria. He is a well travelled Nigerian ex-international, with a professional playing record with top European leagues in over 11 countries like Spain, Portugal and United Kingdom. 

To his credit, Makinwa in addition to playing for our dear country Nigeria, won two League titles in Romania with Rapid Bucharest and in Egypt with AL AHLY FC Cairo.  He also played in both the European Champion’s League and UEFA League. 

A graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Coach Makinwa possesses a UEFA Pro-license and an active coaching experience of over  10 years, which won the admiration of the board; and after a rigorous interview process, emerged the most favored candidate to lead the team into the new season. 

The forty-four years old tactician has been coach to Villanueva Castill in Spain, as has also coached Rayo Vallecano's First team to mention a few. Makinwa resumes today with the first team in Uyo, as the team continues to prepare and perfect tactics ahead of the commencement of the 2021/2022 NNL season. 

On ground, the new gaffer will be supported by the assistant coach Yemi Olarenwaju and the newly appointed fitness, strengthening and conditioning coach Ashley De beer, goal keeper coach, Patrick Udoh as well as other technical, medical, physio and nutrition staff etc. 

We are optimistic that his wealth of experience will be brought to bear in consolidating the victory which the team had recorded in the just concluded Lagos FA cup tournament.

Please join us in welcoming Coach Makinwa to the Vandrezzer FC family. We wish him well in his new role,  as we continue to count on the unwavering support and encouragement of you, our most esteemed fans.

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