Falcons: Amidst crisis, Danjuma names Oshoala  captain


Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala has been named the new captain of the
Super Falcons, replacing Desire Oparanozie, who led the team at the
2019 Women’s World Cup in June to reach the knockout stage for the
first time in two decades.
The change was announced by acting coach of the Falcons, Christopher
Danjuma, on Tuesday.
In a video posted on the Falcons official Twitter page, which was also
re-tweeted by the Nigeria Football Federation handle, Danjuma urged
the Falcons to cooperate with their new captain.
While addressing the players, Danjuma said, “We need you to be
focused. You are in this squad because of your ability. The leadership
of the Falcons has decided to change your leaders. Oshoala is now your
captain. As for the assistant captain, that will be dealt with later.”
Also, the spokesperson of the NFF, Ademola Olajire, confirmed
Oshoala’s appointment.
When asked about the appointment, he said, “Yes, she is now the new captain.”

Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button