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Poor performance: NFF reshuffles coaches, appoints Danjuma, Bosso, Olowookere, others to handle national teams

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By Boye Ajayi

 

In a bid to shore up the country’s  performance in football, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has reconstituted technical crews for national teams including Falconets, Persecond News reports.

According to the Communication Department of NFF, the composition of the coaching teams sees the return of one-time U-20 Boys Headline Coach, Isah Ladan Bosso, with Christopher Danjuma retaining the U-20 Girls lead role, and Bankole Olowookere emerging as Head Coach of the U-17 girls, the Flamingos.

Former international defender, Oladuni Oyekale, will serve as first assistant coach to Bosso in the U-20 with Jolomi Atune Alli (second assistant), Samaila Marwa Keshi (assistant coach/scout) and Suleiman Shuaibu Akanmu (goalkeeper coach) completing the Flying Eagles bench.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Persecondnews recalls that the football house has not been active since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic since February this year.

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