Abuja - Super Falcons have been handed a new coaching crew
which comprises of former defender and captain Florence Omagbemi and striker
While the two former captains were appointed as assistant coaches,
Omagbemi will head the crew in the interim pending the appointment of an expatriate
“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
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“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.For
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