The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) confirmed the appointment of Amina Daura as its new Head of Womens Football.
This was contain in a statement signed by Ademola Olajire, head of Nigeria Football Federation Communications Department.
According to the statement, the appointment followed the recommendation of Phillips Consulting, a recruitment firm, employed by the NFF to shortlist the best candidate for the position.
According to the NFF, a total of 11 candidates were interviewed for the position, including 7 Nigerians. The new coach has over 15 years experience in women football and last worked for Helping Hands Foundation for Child Education, an NGO.
Daura, who is also a UNICEF ambassador, is expected to oversee the development of womens football across the nation, as well as provide technical support to Super Falcons Head Coach, Randy Waldrum.
She will also be involved in developing opportunities for women in football with respect to grassroots education, performance and administration.