Swede, Dennerby appointed as new Head Coach of Super Falcons


Super Falcons during a training session

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Thursday in Abuja said it has signed an agreement with Swedish football coach Thomas Dennerby to join the Super Falcons as Head Coach.

Ademola Olajire, NFF’s Director of Communications, said in a statement that the contract also enables Dennerby to come into the job with an assistant, Jorgen Petersson.

“The assistant is another highly-experienced Swedish coach nominated by Dennerby himself.

“Dennerby, who spent nine years with Hammarby IF of Allsvesnkan and played in the European Cup in 1983 and 1985, won 34 caps for Swedish junior teams between 1975 and 1981,’’ he said.

Olajire said further that Dennerby coached the Swedish Women’s Senior Team between 2005 and 2012, during which the team played at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.

“His team also played at the 2007 and 2011 FIFA World Cup…

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