Kwara Falcons basketball club have appointed Lateef Erinfolami as their new head coach.

Erinfolami replaces Aderemi Adewunmi who led the side to win the 2017 Kwese Premier basketball league Conference six in Ilorin. They beat Rivers Hoopers 68-57 to emerge champions.

At the end of 2017, Kwara Falcons parted ways with Aderemi as the club’s management refused to renew his contract, claiming they want him to concentrate on his national assignment.

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Adewunmi, a former First Bank coach, joined Kwara Falcons on a temporary basis in 2014.

He signed a permanent contract in 2015 and was part of D’Tigers coaching staff that won silver at the Afrobasket Championship in 2017.

Erinfolami is a former Lagos Islanders coach. He's also had a stint with the national team of Nigeria.

He will be expected to better the performance of his predecessor who led the club to two successive semi-finals in the Nigeria Basketball Premier League.

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