How I Terminated My Contract In Romania To Save My Life


Ann Chiejine a pioneer goalkeeper of women football in Nigeria is a veteran of so many battles on and off the football pitch, several of these she won in her over 30 years career as player and coach, but one particular battle which she lost that will remain indelible in her life was her sojourn in Romania coaching a club. Ann who featured in three FIFA Women’s World Cup and one Olympic games with the Super Falcons in this interview with’s RICHARD JIDEAKA in Abuja, narrates her close shave with death and talks about other interesting things about her playing and coaching career.


Deadly Sojourn in Romania

“I got a professional contract to coach a Romanian top league side CS Negrea Resita in the outskirts of the country’s capital Bucharest in 2009, but it was short-lived as I had to resign my appointment a little after three months in early 2010. It was terrible months I had to endure there. The weather, food and language barrier were things I could…

Source: Complete Sports