Abuja - The Nigeria Football Federation
have confirmed the re-appointment of Peter Dedevbo as Head Coach of the U20
Women National Team, The Falconets.
of the NFF, Amaju Pinnick on Tuesday evening approved, on behalf of the Executive
Committee and pending the ratification of the latter, a recommendation by the
Technical and Development Committee to keep Dedevbo and his crew for one more
of the Technical Committee, Felix Anyansi-Agwu, said that his committee made
the recommendation in view of the accomplishment of the Dedevbo-led crew at
last year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada.
Peter Dedevbo-led crew did well to get the Falconets to the final of the U-20
World Cup in Canada last year. Most of his players have been snapped up by the
senior team, which shows that he built a good team.
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will give the crew all the support that is necessary to qualify the Falconets
for the 2016 U-20 Women’s World Cup in Papua New Guinea, and for the team to go
there and win the trophy,” he was quoted by the NFF.
assistants Toyin Ayinla, Wemimo Mathew Olanrewaju and Auwal Bashar also return
to the Falconets ahead of the 2016 U20 Women’s World Cup qualifying fixture
against Liberia next month.
also tinkered the U-17 Women National Team, Flamingos, taking the team to the
quarter final stage at the World Cup finals in Trinidad and Tobago (2010) and