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NFF considering expatriate coach for Super Falcons

01 July 2015, 13:38

Abuja - The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed they are considering employing an expatriate as the substantive coach for the national senior women’s team, the Super Falcons.

Speaking to News24, General Secretary of the NFF, Sanusi Mohammed admitted they are yet to decide on who will be the next Super Falcons coach, but says they are considering the most qualified candidates irrespective of gender or nationality.

“The technical committee are looking at the options we have,” he told News24, “We are considering the most qualified candidates.

Also read: NFF drops Edwin Okon, appoints acting coach for Super Falcons

“We are really not concerned with the gender or nationality of the next coach, it can be a foreigner and can also be a Nigeria.

“It can be a man and it can also be a woman, the most important thing is to get the most suitable person that we believe can deliver the results for us.

“So when the technical committee are done with their screening, we will employ the most suitable,” Sanusi stated.

The Nigeria Football Federation had on Monday, announced their decision not to renew the contract of Edwin Okon as coach of the team, with his assistant, Christopher Danjuma taking over temporarily.

Danjuma, who is coach of the Nasarawa Amazons, will lead the Falcons to this month’s 2016 Olympic Games qualifier against Equatorial Guinea in Port Harcourt.

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