By: Gracious Akujobi
President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Aminu Maigari, has assured that the nation’s senior women team, Super Falcons will get a coach before their international friendly match against Japan in September.
Speaking on a live television programme monitored by our correspondent, the NFF boss said the delay in appointing a coach for the Falcons and other women’s team stemmed from the need to get top quality coaches, adding that the Technical Committee will soon announce the coaches for all teams.
He said the NFF will not mind hiring a foreign coach for the Falcons if that will bring the needed result, stressing that he feels Falcons should be aiming to be among the best in the world after dominating Africa for several years.
Maigari who said his biggest regrets since he took charge of the NFF was the Super Eagles failure to qualify for the African Nations Cup in 2012 and series of litigations that the Federation faced. He however aid that they have put all that behind.
The Bauchi-born administrator also spoke glowingly of his executive committee members who have stood solidly behind him throughout the trying periods even as he gave kudos to the management and staff of the NFF for their diligence and dedication.