Nigeria Women National Team, The Super Falcons is the most successful women National team in Africa with 11 Africa Titles with their most recent title in 2018, after defeating South Africa in the final.
The Super Falcons also one of the few teams in the world to have qualified for every edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, with their best performance at the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup where they reached the quarterfinals.
Despite those records, the Super Falcons have failed to take their dominance to the International stage where they have made it to the quarter-finals once (1995) from their eight world cup appearance.
The Super Falcons have been managed by different coaches since the inception of the team with three of those coaches being foreign coaches.
Below are three coaches that have handled the most successful women team in Africa.
Johannes-Franciscus Bonfrère was the first foreign coach to manage the Super Falcons of Nigeria
Jo Bonfrere leads the Super Falcons to the inaugural FIFA women World cup in China 1991 where Nigeria was paired with Germany, Italy, Chinese Taipei in Group C.
The Super Falcons loses all games in the Inaugural tournament and Jo Bonfrere later coaches the Nigeria Men National Team, Super Eagles after his stint with the Super Falcons.
Thomas Dennerby, the former coach of the Nigeria women’s national football team also known as super Falcons was the second Foreign coach to manage the Super Falcons.
Dennerby was announced as the head of the Super Falcons on January 2018 where he leads the Super Falcons to their 12 AWCON titles in 2018 and WAFU cup title in 2019.
Dennerby later resigns to join the India Football Federation by taking the U-17 women national team coaching job on November 2019.
Randy Jordan Waldrum became the third foreign coach to handle the Super Falcons when the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF made it official on October 5th 2020.
The former Huston Dash and Trinidad and Tobago coach replaces Dennerby who left in November 2019.