Omagbemi Florence has been appointed as the interim coach by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), while Perpetua Nkwocha would be an assistant coach.
Both ladies are former Super Flacons captain and defender. Their portfolio was approved by NFF executives earlier in the week following the recommendation of its Technical and Development Committee.
In a statement made by the NFF, it was made known that Omagbemi would be in charge till an expatriate coach is employed
In their words â€“
â€œIn 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,â€ the Nigeria Football Federation said in a statement on Wednesday
â€œThe expatriate Coach will be assisted by former Super Falconsâ€™ 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.â€
Florence Omagbemi, was one of the amazons in Nigeriaâ€™s women football featuring in four different FIFA Womenâ€™s World Cup from China 1991 to USA 2003.She led the Falcons to win the AWC title in 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2004 and also led the team to appear for the first time at Sydney 2000 Olympics Game.
Perpetua Nwocha, with the Super Falcons, has participated in seven CAF Womenâ€™s Championship editions (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014), winning five of them.