Florence Omagbemi Super Falcons boss nominated for Coach of the Year award

Her team, the Super Falcons have also been nominated in the Women’s National Team of the Year category.

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Florence Omagbemi play Florence Omagbemi has been nominated for the 2016 CAF Coach of the Year award (Pulse)
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Super Falcons boss Florence Omagbemi has been nominated for the 2016 CAF Coach of the Year award.

Omagbemi on Saturday, December 3 led the Super Falcons to their eighth Africa Women’s Cup of Nations title.

Asisat Oshoala and Florence Omagbemi play

Asisat Oshoala and Florence Omagbemi

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With that title, she became the first woman to win the AWCON as a player and a coach.

Florence won the AWCON on four occasions in 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2000.

Other coaches nominated for the award include Florent Ibenge of DR Congo, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic of Uganda, Pitso Mosimane of Mamelodi Sundowns, and Nacer Sandjak of MO Bejaia.

 

Her team, the Super Falcons have also been nominated in the Women’s National Team of the Year category.

Cameroon, Ghana, South Africa and Zimbabwe were also nominated.

Super Falcons play The Super Falcons have been nominated for Women's National Team of the year (CAF)

 

The winners will be announced on Thursday, January 5, 2017, at the Glo-CAF Awards night in Abuja.

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