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NFF appoints new coaches for men, women national football teams

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Nigeria Football Federation has appointed new technical crews for men and women U-17, U-20 national teams.

This was contained in a statement by NFF’s spokesperson, Mr Ademola Olajire, on Friday.

The statement was titled, ‘NFF appoints Danjuma, Bosso, Olowookere to head coaching crews of National Teams’.

The composition saw the return of one-time U-20 Boys’ Head Coach, Mr Isah Bosso, with Mr Christopher Danjuma retaining  U-20 Girls’ lead role, and Mr Bankole Olowookere emerging as Head Coach of the U-17 girls, Flamingos.

Former international defender, Mr Oladuni Oyekale will serve as the first assistant to Bosso at the U20, with Mr Jolomi  Alli (second assistant), Mr Samaila Keshi (assistant coach/scout), and Mr Suleiman Akanmu (goalkeeper coach) completing the Flying Eagles’ bench.

Mr Fatai Amoo will head  U-17 boys’ squad, to be assisted by Mr Ahmed Lawal Dankoli (first assistant), Mr Nnamdi Onuigbo (second assistant), Mr Hassan Abdallah (assistant coach/scout), and Mr Danlami Kwasau (goalkeeper coach).

Danjuma returns to the U-20 girls, Falconets, to be assisted by Mr Moses Aduku (first assistant), Ms Bilkisu Tijani (second assistant), Ms Charity  Nnedinma (assistant coach/scout) and Mr Audu Yahaya (goalkeeper coach).

The U-17 girls’ crew will be headed by Mr Bankole Olowookere, with Ms Queen Okpa (first assistant coach), Ms Adanna Nwaneri (second assistant), Mr Moroof Nojimu (assistant coach/scout), and Mr Mohammed Abubakar Ndanusa (goalkeeper coach).

The U-15 boys’ crew will be led by Mr Omoniyi   Usman to be assisted by Mr Bassey Patrick (first assistant), Mr Olubunmi Haruna (second assistant), Mr Mohammed Kachalla (assistant coach/scout), and Mr Baruwa Olatunji (goalkeeper coach).

Mr Abdullahi Umar heads the crew for the U-13, with Mr Salisu Ibrahim (first assistant), Mr Bamai Bukar (second assistant coach), Mr Mohammed Kwairanga (third assistant), Mr Ifeanyi Uba (assistant coach/scout) and Mr Abubakar Abdullahi (goalkeeper coach).


U20 BOYS: Isah Ladan Bosso (Head Coach); Oladuni Oyekale (Assistant Coach); Jolomi Atune Alli (Assistant Coach); Samaila Marwa Keshi (Assistant Coach/Scout); Suleiman Shuaibu Akanmu (Goalkeeper Coach)

U17 BOYS: Fatai Amoo (Head Coach); Ahmed Lawal Dankoli (Assistant Coach); Nnamdi Onuigbo (Assistant Coach); Hassan Abdallah (Assistant Coach/Scout); Danlami Kwasau (Goalkeeper Coach)

U20 GIRLS: Christopher Danjuma (Head Coach); Moses Aduku (Assistant Coach); Bilkisu Tijani (Assistant Coach); Charity Nwere Nnedinma (Assistant Coach/Scout); Audu Yahaya (Goalkeeper Coach)

U17 GIRLS: Bankole Olowookere (Head Coach); Queen Okpa (Assistant Coach); Adanna Nwaneri (Assistant Coach); Moroof Nojimu (Assistant Coach/Scout); Mohammed Abubakar Ndanusa (Goalkeeper Coach)

U15 BOYS: Omoniyi Haruna Ilerika Usman (Head Coach); Bassey Patrick (Assistant Coach); Olubunmi Haruna (Assistant Coach); Mohammed Kalli Kachalla (Assistant Coach/Scout); Baruwa Olatunji (Goalkeeper Coach)

U13 BOYS: Abdullahi Tyabo Umar (Head Coach); Salisu Ibrahim (Assistant Coach); Bamai Bukar (Assistant Coach); Mohammed Kwairanga (Assistant Coach); Ifeanyi Uba (Assistant Coach/Scout); Abubakar Abdullahi (Goalkeeper Coach).