Super Falcons Dutch coach, Hesterine de Reus primed for Super Eagles job

Hesterine de Reus is being targeted by the Nigeria Football Federation to take over as coach of the Super Falcons

  • Published:
  play Hesterine de Reus is in talks with the NFF over the Super Falcons job (The Women's Game)
  play Edwin Okon was sacked after a dismal World Cup by the Super Falcons (
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

The Nigeria Football  Federation are in talks with Dutch tactician Hesterine de Reus to take over as coach of the Super Falcons of Nigerian.

It could be recalled that the NFF sacked former coach Edwin Okon after leading the Super Falcons to a dismal FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada.

Christopher Danjuma who was an assistant to Okon will be the temporary coach of the Super Falcons.

The NFF are now set to finalise a deal with De Reus  to take the Super Falcons to the next level.

Hesterine de Reu is a Dutch former soccer player who most recently worked as the head coach of the Australia women's national football team.

Super Falcons play The Super Falcons drew on match and lost two at the recent World Cup (Getty Images)


The 53-year-old has also worked with the Dutch FA, PSV Eindhoven women’s team as well as the Jordan women’s team, leading them to win the 2010 Arabia Cup.

She has also worked with the Netherlands U15,U16 and U19 women’s teams between 2002 and 2010.

The NFF during the World Cup were in talks with coach of Sweden to the recent Women’s world Cup in Canada, Pia Sundhage.

She however opted out of the job due to personal reasons.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Nigeria?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +2349055172167, Social Media @pulsenigeria247: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: More information here.