Danjuma, Bosso head coaching crews of national football teams


By Ijeoma Okigbo

Abuja, Sept. 25, 2020 The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed Ladan Bosso, Christopher Danjuma and several other coaches as members of new technical crews of a number of its national teams.

Ademola Olajire, NFF’s Director of Communications, in a statement on Friday in Abuja said Bosso would head the technical crew of the Flying Eagles, the national under-20 male team.

“He will be assisted by a former international defender, Oladuni Oyekale, with Jolomi Alli as second assistant, Samaila Marwa as assistant coach/scout and Suleiman Akanmu as goalkeepers coach.”

Olajire disclosed further that Fatai Amoo would head the coaching crew of the national under-17 boys squad, to be assisted by Ahmed Dankoli as first assistant.

“Nnamdi Onuigbo will be the second assistant, Hassan Abdallah the assistant coach/scout and Danlami Kwasau as goalkeepers coach,” he said.

Also, according to the NFF statement, Chris Danjuma returns to the national under-20 female team and will be assisted by Moses Aduku as first assistant,

Bilkisu Tijani will be his second assistant, Charity Nnedinma the assistant coach/scout and Audu Yahaya as goalkeeper coach.

Olajire also said the national under-17 girls team’s technical crew would be headed by Bankole Olowookere, with Queen Okpa as first assistant coach and Adana Nwaneri as second assistant.

“Moroof Nojimu is the assistant coach/scout, while Mohammed Ndanusa is the goalkeepers coach,” he said.

The statement disclosed further that the national under-15 boys team’s technical crew would be led by “Haruna Ilerika” Usman.

”He is to be assisted by Bassey Patrick as first assistant, Olubunmi Haruna as second assistant, Mohammed Kachalla as assistant coach/scout and Baruwa Olatunji as goalkeepers coach,” it added.

Abdullahi Umar heads the technical crew for the national under-13 boys team, with Salisu Ibrahim as first assistant, Bamai Bukar as second assistant coach and Mohammed Kwairanga as third assistant.

“Ifeanyi Uba is the assistant coach/scout, while Abubakar Abdullahi is the goalkeepers coach.”


U-20 Boys: Isah Ladan Bosso (Head Coach); Oladuni Oyekale (Assistant Coach); Jolomi Atune Alli (Assistant Coach); Samaila Marwa Keshi (Assistant Coach/Scout); Suleiman Shuaibu Akanmu (Goalkeeper Coach)

U-17 Boys: Fatai Amoo (Head Coach); Ahmed Lawal Dankoli (Assistant Coach); Nnamdi Onuigbo (Assistant Coach); Hassan Abdallah (Assistant Coach/Scout); Danlami Kwasau (Goalkeeper Coach)

U-20 Girls: Christopher Danjuma (Head Coach); Moses Aduku (Assistant Coach); Bilkisu Tijani (Assistant Coach); Charity Nwere Nnedinma (Assistant Coach/Scout); Audu Yahaya (Goalkeeper Coach)

U-17 Girl: Bankole Olowookere (Head Coach); Queen Okpa (Assistant Coach); Adanna Nwaneri (Assistant Coach); Moroof Nojimu (Assistant Coach/Scout); Mohammed Abubakar Ndanusa (Goalkeeper Coach)

U-15 Boys: Omoniyi Haruna Ilerika Usman (Head Coach); Bassey Patrick (Assistant Coach); Olubunmi Haruna (Assistant Coach); Mohammed Kalli Kachalla (Assistant Coach/Scout); Baruwa Olatunji (Goalkeeper Coach)

U-13 Boys : Abdullahi Tyabo Umar (Head Coach); Salisu Ibrahim (Assistant Coach); Bamai Bukar (Assistant Coach); Mohammed Kwairanga (Assistant Coach); Ifeanyi Uba (Assistant Coach/Scout); Abubakar Abdullahi (Goalkeeper Coach).

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