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NFF Opens Talks With Sweden Coach For Falcons

Posted: Jun 17, 2015 at 2:08 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has opened talks with the coach of Sweden Women National football team at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, Pia Sundhage, to take over the Super Falcons, revealed

Pia Sundhage

Pia Sundhage

The 55-year-old coach, who won the 2012 FIFA World Coach of the Year, is leading her native Sweden at the ongoing world cup.

“Top officials are keen to have the highly-rated coach take over the Falcons,” a highly-placed NFF official revealed.

“The Falcons has very talented players like (Asisat) Oshoala and (Desire) Oparanozie, but their problem is basically coaching and that is why they opened talks with Pia in Canada during the World Cup.” Falcons has over the years been headed by local coaches.

Pia won two Olympic gold with USA between 2008 and 2012.

She was also in charge when the U.S. was upset by Japan in the final of the World Cup in 2011.