The head of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF Communications Department Ademola Olajire, in a statement on Friday announced the appointment of Amina Daura as its new Head of Women’s Football, replacing Ruth David.
The statement said, the appointment followed the recommendation of Phillips Consulting, a recruitment firm employed by the NFF to shortlist the best candidate for the position.
“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,” the statement said.
11 candidates were interviewed for the position, including seven Nigerians before the new coach who has over 15 years experience in women football and last worked for Helping Hands Foundation for Child Education, an NGO was appointed.
“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 NFF statement added.