Augustine Owen Eguavoen (born 19 August 1965) is a former professional footballer and was most recently manager of Nigeria national under-23 football team and the former manager of the Nigerian national football team.
|Full name||Augustine Owen Eguavoen|
|Date of birth||19 August 1965|
|Place of birth||Sapele, Nigeria|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|2013||COD United F.C.|
|2014–2015||Gombe United F.C.|
|2017||Sunshine Stars F.C.|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 February 2010|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 December 2011
During his varied career Eguavoen began his career with ACB Lagos in his native Nigeria, some impressive performances gained him a move to Gent in 1986. He went on to play for K.V. Kortrijk, CD Ourense, Sacramento Scorpions, Torpedo Moscow and finished his career in Malta with Sliema Wanderers.
Return to NigeriaEdit
In June 2010, the Nigeria Football Federation asked Eguavoen to replace Swedish Lars Lagerbäck until he decide his future plans. He was brought in as caretaker manager but said that he has no intention of submitting an application to take the role on a permanent basis. Eguavoen was also appointed as the head coach of the Nigeria national under-23 football team in August 2010. He expected his team would have a qualification for the 2012 London Olympic Games, but they were knocked out in the group stage. On 5 December 2011, he resigned from his job following the failure to secure the Olympics ticket.
On 27 October 2012 he was named manager of Sharks F.C. to allow John Obuh to concentrate on the Nigeria Under-20 team. He resigned however after seven games when the team started at the bottom of the table. He signed in April 2013 to coach Nigeria National League side COD United.
In November 2013 he was hired by the Edo State government to coach Bendel Insurance with the intent of getting them back to the Premier League. He resigned in July 2014 to take over Gombe United F.C.  In April 2017, he joined Sunshine Stars F.C. but was let go in June after a home loss to league leaders Plateau United.
- Augustine Eguavoen at National-Football-Teams.com
- Augustine Owen Eguavoen - International Appearances
- Eguavoen named Insurance Administrator (The Punch) Archived 30 November 2013 at the Wayback Machine
- Eguavoen Nears Gombe Deal Archived 14 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine
- Reporter, Staff. "Ex-Super Eagles coaches, Unveiled at Sunshine Stars | AOIFOOTBALL.COM". aoifootball.com. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
- Eguavoen parts ways Sunshine Stars