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
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.