May 24, 2024

Bolarinwa Kobayashi Obalola: Japan Based Nigerian Youth Football Coach Acquires Fresh

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By Sportsgister



One of the highly rated youth football coaches in Japan, Bolarinwa Kobayashi Obalola has notched up his technical qualification with the acquisition of UEFA Pro License making him one of the most qualified youth football coaches in Nigeria.




Obalola, who was a defender with Bosher Football Club in Muscat, Oman before moving to Japan


during his playing days, has joined an elite group of coaches with the UEFA Pro Licence.




The much traveled coach recently completed his coaching badges with the Scottish Football Association less than few years after debuting as a professional football youth coach.




Coach Obalola who has acquired coaching training across Europe and America, was recently presented with his certificate with great recommendations.




The Japan-based Nigerian coach, Bolarinwa Obalola also known as Kobayashi continued to make headlines in football both in Asia and Nigeria.




Despite living in Japan, Obalola has been popular among the grassroots coaches in South-West Nigeria following series of online coaching courses he has organised for aspiring gaffers.




Oba Bolarinwa, was born and raised in Nigeria, his professional playing career started with Shooting Stars of Ibadan feeders team, he later played for Osun United, Stationary Stores before leaving the chores of Nigeria for a greener pastures.




For over a decade, Bolarinwa Obalola has been active coaching, he has a UEFA B license, he has the the systematic growth of football in Japan and has been actively involved.




Before now, Obalola Bolarinwa has contributed in the Nigeria National teams by giving some technical and moral assistants to coaches and teams both home and abroad.




With his latest qualification, he is ready to work for Nigeria and he is willing to start with the U-17 team, he is an expert with youth development.




Coach Obalola is multilingual as he can fluently communicate in English, Japanese, Dutch, French, Yoruba.




His previous coaching certifications include ︎UEFA Official Professional License


2011: Bronze Coaching fitness condition License -USA.


2017: Japan Football Association(JFA) Coaching License




Bolarinwa Obalola is currently a coach with Zion FC in Japan and the Nigeria Football Federation us advised to make good use of his expertise by offering him an opportunity to coach any of the youth teams in the country.

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