The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that it had appointed Amina Daura as its new Head of Women’s Football, replacing Ruth David.
This update was contained in a statement signed by Ademola Olajire, the Head of NFF’s Communications Department, on Friday.
Daura’s appointment was in response to the recommendation of Phillips Consulting, a recruitment firm employed by the NFF, to shortlist the best candidate for the position of the head of women’s football.
“Daura demonstrated a strong passion for the development of women’s football from grassroots to elite level.”
“She was able to prove to the panel her capacity for stakeholder management and funding.”
“She will be responsible for increasing the participation of women in football at all levels.”
“She will also be involved in developing opportunities for women in football with respect to grassroots education, performance and administration,” the statement said.
The NFF said a total of 11 candidates were interviewed for the position, including 7 Nigerians.
The new coach has over 15 years of experience in women’s football.