Lagos - With the Nigeria Football Federation in search of a
substantive coach for the senior women’s football team, the Super Falcons,
former midfielder Maureen Mmadu has signified her interest in becoming the next
head coach of the team.
The 40-year old is currently a coach with Avaldsnes in the
Norwegian Toppserien – the Norwegian women’s league – and in an interview with
an Abuja based radio station on Wednesday, said she will be available if the
NFF calls on her to replace Christopher Danjuma.
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“If Nigeria needs my assistance and if I am called to come
help my country I will be available,” she told Hot FM.
“Why won’t I be available? It is my country and I will serve
them with my whole heart. I have gotten a lot of experience here in Norway
because I have been coaching for two years now.
“I have worked with a lot of top coaches here in Norway so I
think if I am given the opportunity (to coach the Super Falcons) I am going to
do my best. I am going to change the way the African mentality works in terms
“But it is not up to me, it is up to Nigeria and if God says
it is my time I will get it. Two or three years ago I wasn’t ready, but now if
I am given the opportunity I will do a very good job,” Mmadu posited.
The NFF have been looking out to hire a replacement to
current interim coach, Christopher Danjuma, with reports having it that they
are eyeing an expatriate to handle the team.For
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