The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the appointment of American Randy Waldrum as the new Coach of the Nigeria women’s football team, MySportDab reports.
On Monday, the NFF announced the appointment of the 64-year-old.
Randy Waldrum has now replaced former Coach Thomas Dennerby who quit his position as Super Falcons coach after the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
He’s first Assistant Coach is former Super Falcons goalkeeper Ann Chiejine.
For the Super Falcons, I'm happy to announce that Randy Waldrum will be the man tasked with taking our Women to the next level. Waldrum was one of over forty coaches interviewed by our consultants, Phillips Consulting, with that list pruned to four & Waldrum getting the job…6/
— Amaju Melvin Pinnick (@PinnickAmaju) October 5, 2020
Meanwhile, Wemimo Mathew Olanrewaju is his second Assistant Coach and Auwar Bashir Makwalla is the goalkeepers’ Coach.
In 2017, Waldrum was offered the to be the technical adviser and head coach of the Super Falcons before the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations qualifiers but he rejected the offer.
After rejecting the Falcons coaching job in 2017, Waldrum was appointed as the coach of the Pittsburgh Panthers in December.