Saturday 23rd September, 2017
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Omagbemi makes FIFA coaches' award shortlist

Omagbemi makes FIFA coaches' award shortlist

Nigeria women’s na­tional team, the Su­per Falcons, coach, Florence Omagbe­mi has been nominated for the 2017 Best FIFA Women’s Coach Award.

The former Nigerian captain is the only African coach among the 10 names on the shortlist.

There were no Africans among the nominations for the awards for men’s coach or wom­en’s player announced by foot­ball’s world governing body on Thursday.

Omagbemi led the Super Fal­cons to win the African Nations Women’s Cup in Cameroon last year.It was Nigeria’s eighth con­tinental African title.

The winners from each cate­gory will be revealed at a cere­mony in London on 23 October.