Confluence Queens FC have named seasoned sports broadcaster, Tosin Ojo as its new team manager.
Ojo replaces Tijani Ibrahim who was relieved of his duties for undisclosed reasons. She becomes the first female to serve as the team manager of the Lokoja based Nigeria Women Premier League club.
Abdul Sule, chairman of the club, confirmed her appointment in a statement on Monday in Lokoja.
“We have resolved that Tosin Ojo will be in charge of a Confluence Queens as the Team Manager. We believe she’s capable of doing the job well with her experience and exposure and we are sure of her discipline good leadership quality which will help us get well this season,” the statement said.
The statement added that Tosin Ojo would still remain the club’s Media Manager just as Hajia Alameen Idachaba would serve as both Welfare and Secretary of the club.
Until her new appointment, Ojo was the team’s secretary and spokesperson and she is expected to bring her wealth of experience to bear to assist Confluence Queens achieve greatness in the coming NWPL season.
Ojo holds a Higher National Diploma in Public Administration from the Kogi State Polytechnic and currently the Head of Sports Desk at the Kogi State Broadcasting Corporation, known as Radio Kogi.
Confluence Queens finished 6th in the last NWPL season and have since intensifying their preparation ahead of the new Women League season.