Randy Waldrum, former Coach of Trinidad and Tobago national team has been appointed New Coach of the Nigerian Senior Women’s National team. (Super Falcons) .
The appointment of the 64 year old American was announced on Monday 5th October, 2020 by the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF. And commenting on the appointment of the American as the new Super Falcon head coach, Amaju Pinnick, the NFF president said;
“The predominance of the Super Falcons on the African continent has never been in doubt, with nine titles out of 11 editions of the Women AFCON competitions held so far,” he told the NFF website.
“We envision a new Super Falcons squad competing favorably for laurels at the global level, and I believe the new technical crew led by Mr. Waldrum can take us to that level.”
The 64-year-old American coach replaces Thomas Dennerby, the former super falcon coach who left the role to take up a U17 coaching job with India.
It was also revealed that the new Super falcon coach rejected the offer back then in December 2017.
He will be assisted by former Nigeria goalkeeper Ann Chiejine, Mathew Olanrewaju will serve as second Assistant Coach and Auwar Bashir Makwalla will be goalkeepers’ trainer.
His first task as Super Falcon head coach will be to lead the Super Falcons through two major campaigns, the African Women’s Cup of Nations which double as the qualifying event for the 2023 Women’s World Cup.