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Super Falcons NFF to send coaches on refresher courses in Europe

Pinnick revealed that the coaches were sent to England for a course before the Africa Women's Cup of Nations.

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Florence Omagbemi play Super Falcons coach Florence Omagbemi will be sent to refresher courses in Europe (Pulse)

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has revealed that plans have been made to send Super Falcons coaches to refresher courses in Europe.

Super Falcons coach Florence Omagbemi and her assistant Perpetua Nkwocha led the team to an eighth Africa Women’s Cup of Nations title on Saturday, December 3.

The Super Falcons courtesy of a Desire Oparanozie goal beat host Cameroon 1-0 to lift the 2016 AWCON title.

Super Falcons play Super Falcons won the 2016 AWCON title on Saturday, December 3 (CAF)

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

Speaking to the team on Sunday, December 4 Pinnick promised that the coach will be sent for refresher courses in Europe.

Asisat Oshoala and Florence Omagbemi play Super Falcons Florence Omagbemi and Asisat Oshoala at the International airport on Sunday, December 4 when they arrived Lagos from Cameroon (Pulse)

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The NFF president admitted that the coaches still have a lot to learn and promised that the federation will fund the coaches for internship programs in Europe.

This Nations cup title shows that we didn’t make a mistake by hiring Omagbemi and Nkwocha,” Pinnick said at the Ambassador Hotel, Lagos where the Super Falcons were hosted when they arrived in Lagos on Sunday.

Super Falcons play The Super Falcons were hosted at the Ambassador Hotel in Lekki immediately they arrived Lagos after winning the 2016 AWCON title in Cameroon (Pulse)


Pinnick also revealed that the Super Falcons coaches were sent to England for some courses before the AWCON tournament in Cameroon.

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