Augustine Eguavoen

Augustine Eguavoen Biography / Profile

Augustine Owen Eguavoen was born on August on 19th, 1965 in Sapele, Delta State. He was a former professional footballer and was most recently manager of Sunshine Stars FC of Akure and the former manager of the Nigerian national football team. He also featured at the 1998 World Cup in France.

Augustine Eguavoen Age

Augustine Eguavoen is 58 years old.

Augustine Eguavoen Career

 Eguavoen began his varied career as a Centre-Back with ACB Lagos, some impressive performances gained him a move to Gent in 1986. He went on to play for K.V. Kortrijk, CD Ourense, Sacramento Scorpions, Torpedo Moscow and finished his career in Malta with Sliema Wanderers. He was a member of the Nigeria squad that qualified for the country's first ever World Cup in 1994, and won the African Nations Cup in the same year. He retired after the 1998 World Cup. He played a total of 49 games for Nigeria, scoring one goal.

Eguavoen began his coaching career in Malta with Sliema Wanderers, he was given the job for the 2000/2001 season, and guided the club to a 2nd-place finish. He was appointed the caretaker coach of Nigeria in June, 2005 with his coaching staff including Samson Siasia, Daniel Amokachi and Ike Shorunmu. He then moved to South Africa, to take over Premier Soccer League side Black Leopards in March, 2008. In the 2008/2009 season, Eguavoen was head coach at Enyimba International in Aba, however he left soon after, leading them to a 3rd-place finish in league and winning the Federation Cup. 

In June 2010, the Nigeria Football Federation asked Eguavoen to replace Swedish Lars Lagerbäck until he decide his future plans. He was brought in as caretaker manager but said that he has no intention of submitting an application to take the role on a permanent basis. Eguavoen was also appointed as the head coach of the Nigeria national under-23 football team in August 2010. He expected his team would have a qualification for the 2012 London Olympic Games, but they were knocked out in the group stage. On 5 December 2011, he resigned from his job following the failure to secure the Olympics ticket. On 27 October 2012 he was named manager of Sharks F.C. to allow John Obuh to concentrate on the Nigeria Under-20 team. He resigned however after seven games when the team started at the bottom of the table. He signed in April 2013 to coach Nigeria National League side COD United. In November 2013 he was hired by the Edo State government to coach Bendel Insurance with the intent of getting them back to the Premier League. He resigned in July 2014 to take over Gombe United F.C. 

In April 2017, Eguavoen was officially unveiled as the new manager for Nigeria Professional Football League side, Sunshine Stars. He however resigned barely six weeks after he was engaged by the Ondo state government.

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