NFF Unveils New Super Falcons Coach
The new coach for the Nigeria national women's football team, the Super Falcons has officially been unveiled by the Nigeria Football Federation.
Swedish Coach, Thomas Dennerby was officially unveiled as the Nigeria senior women national team coach by the Nigeria Football Federation in Abuja on Tuesday.
He has been saddled with the responsibility of taking the Super Falcons to 'another level', where they can compete for honours at the Fifa Women’s World Cup and the Olympics.
“The NFF decided to go for a coach of the calibre of Thomas Dennerby for three reasons: to sustain and enhance the Super Falcons’ dominance
on the African scene; to take the Falcons and the other women teams to the next level of challenging for laurels at global competitions like the
Olympics and the FIFA World Cup and; to generally lay the foundation for the real development of women’s football in our country,” Shehu Dikko
told NFF website.
Dennerby will live in Nigeria most of the time and support the other women teams whenever he has the time.
The contract is until the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo in the initial, with the right for automatic renewal subject to meeting performance milestones as agreed.
In his first assignment, the new coach will lead the Super Falcons to the WAFU Women's Cup in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.
He will also lead them to Cyprus women invitational tournament next month before facing France in a friendly in April.