Nigeria’s World Cup Coach Inducted into Hall of Fame in America

It was a night of unparalleled celebration as Nigerian born American coach, Terry Babatunde Eguaoje became an inductee into the Kennesaw State University Hall of Fame over the weekend.

A double Doctorate holder, the Edo state born soccer tactician was an assistant coach for the 2003 NCAA Division II National Championship winning team of the Kennesaw State University Women’s Soccer Team, an unprecedented feat in the history of the institution.

The founder of Football Coaches Association of Africa Nations (FCAAN) was also highly recognized at the KSU Convocational Center at halftime during the KSU vs. Furman football game on Saturday, September 16.

“It’s always nice to be recognized, especially for something that you are very passionate about,” expressed Dr. Eguaoje.

“We had a great team. Thanks to the players for their dedication to the team and the efforts that they put out each season. Also, thanks to Rob King, the head coach, for believing in me as a young coach and for adding me to his staff. My family and I will enjoy this moment”, a visibly delighted Eguaoje concluded.

Dr Babatunde Eguaoje, the Nigeria Football Federation Consultant on Coaching, was an Assistant Coach of the Super Eagles to the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroun in 2021 and only a month ago, was the Assistant Coach and Match Reader of the Super Falcons at the 2023 FIFA Women World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Dr Terry Babatunde Eguaoje is a Coach Educator and Instructor Educator for US Soccer Federation and a Consultant on Coaching with the Nigeria Football Federation. He is a proud holder of dozens of coaching certifications which includes but not limited to the UEFA A Football Coaching Licence.