Despite dissenting voices on the appointment of Randy Waldrum as the Head coach for the Super Falcons, the NFF President Amaju Pinnick has emphatically declared the American coach is best choice for the women’s team.
Waldrum, on Wednesday signed his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation, as he started his work with the nine-time African champions.
The simple ceremony took place at the Super Falcons’ Emir Hotels abode in Antalya, Turkey.
Pinnick, affirmed the belief of the football-governing body in the ability of the 64 –year old to propel the Super Falcons to a higher level in women football’s global ranking.
“We believe that Mr Waldrum is the right man to take the Super Falcons from where the team presently is to that higher level that we want it to be. We have been champions of Africa on nine occasions and it is time that we move up to competing stoutly for honours at global level.”
General Secretary of the NFF, Dr Mohammed Sanusi signed on behalf of the NFF, with NFF Executive Member Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande, Chairman of the Women’s Football Committee, Hon. Ayo Hulayat Omidiran and Technical Director, Mr Augustine Eguavoen also present.
The Turkish Women’s Cup Tournament, also known as the Alanya Gold City Cup, is Waldrum’s first run-out with the reigning African champions.Follow us on social media