The Nigeria Football Federation announced the appointment of Randy Waldrum as the Super Falcons head coach.
The 64-year-old is thrilled at the opportunity and will work alongside former Super Falcons goalkeeper and captain Ann Chiejine, who will be his first assistant coach, while Wemimo Mathew Olanrewaju will serve as second assistant coach and Auwar Bashir Makwalla will be goalkeeping coach.
“Very excited to head up the #NigerianWomensNationalTeamand look forward to working with this amazing team! Gives me a chance to reconnect with some of the players I know! Big thanks to Pitt for allowing me the flexibility to work with them!#SuperFalcons#H2P,”Waldrum tweeted.
The American has a vast amount of experience coaching women’s soccer specifically in the USA from the college and university level and at the professional level.
Waldrum also has coaching experience at international level. He was in charge of Trinidad and Tobago from 2014 to 2016, where he led them to a fourth-placed finish at the 2014 Concacaf Women’s Championship, and within touching distance of 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualification.