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Omagbemi, Perpetua Nkwocha appointed Super Falcons coaches

17 February 2016, 21:34Israel Ojoko

Abuja - Super Falcons have been handed a new coaching crew which comprises of former defender and captain Florence Omagbemi and striker Perpetua Nkwocha.

While the two former captains were appointed as assistant coaches, Omagbemi will head the crew in the interim pending the appointment of an expatriate coach.

“In consonance with its determination to find a holistic solution to the dwindling fortunes of the Senior Women National Team, Falcons, Committee approved the recommendation of the Technical and Development Committee for the appointment of A competent expatriate Coach, within the shortest possible time, for the team,” the Nigeria Football Federation said in a statement on Wednesday.

Also read: Super Falcons get Senegal or Guinea hurdle

“The expatriate Coach will be assisted by former Super Falcons’ Captains, Florence Omagbemi, Perpetua Nkwocha and Ann Chiejine, with Bala Mohammed as Goalkeeper Trainer. Omagbemi will head the crew in the acting capacity in the meantime.”

The coaching crew first assignment will be the second round qualifying match of the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations in April against either of Guinea or Senegal.

Falcons were drawn bye together with Ghana, Ivory Coast, South Africa and Equatorial Guinea in the first round matches of the biennial football showpiece coming up in Cameroon from November 19 – December 03, 2016.

Seven countries will emerge from the qualifying campaigns to be joined by the hosts, Cameroon for the final showdown.

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