Sunshine Stars FC

Sunshine Stars FC


Sunshine Stars FC is based in Akure, Ondo State. The football club also known as the Akure Gunners or the Owena Waves was established in 1995. The club derives its name from its host state's nickname, the Sunshine State.

Home Stadium: Akure Township Stadium; Akure (3,000 capacity)

Club Owners – Ondo State Government

Chairman: President Tajudeen Akinyemi

Head Coach: Gbenga Ogunbote

Nickname(s): The ‘Owena Waves’/Akure Gunners

Established: 1995

The club has had one appearance each at the CAF Champions League (2012) and the CAF Confederation Cup (2011) reaching the semi-finals in both appearances. 

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