Super Falcon’s Coach Names New Captain For The Team

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - MAY 18: Asisat Oshoala of FC Barcelona Women celebrates scoring her sides first goal during the UEFA Women's Champions League Final between Olympique Lyonnais Women and FC Barcelona Women at Groupama Arena on May 18, 2019 in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by Matthew Lewis - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

Oshoala Named New Falcons’ Captain

The acting coach of Nigeria’s female senior national football team, Christopher Danjuma has announced a new captain for the Super Falcons.

The coach named Barcelona striker, Asisat Oshoala as the new captain of the Super Falcons to replace veteran striker, Desire Oparanozie.

The change was announced on Tuesday in a video posted on the Falcons official Twitter page, which was also re-tweeted by the Nigeria Football Federation handle.

Danjuma while addressing the players, urged the Falcons to cooperate with their new captain.

He 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.”