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India Appoints Ex-Falcons Star Dede As U-17 Women’s Coach

India Dede U-17 Women’s Coach

Former Super Falcons Captain, Precious Dede has joined her former boss, Thomas Denerby in India as Goalkeeper trainer of the India U-17 Women’s team.

The ex-Super Falcons Goalkeeper replaces former Indian national team goalkeeper Shaikh Mohammed Qadeer as the 2020 FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup host goalkeeper’s coach after signing a one year deal with the All Indian Football Federation (AIFF).

The former Bayelsa Queens and Delta Queens star worked briefly with Thomas Denerby when the latter was Super Falcons coach and has now reunited with the former Sweden coach as they look forward to having a great competition in front of their home fans.

The 2020 FIFA Women U-17 World Cup will mark the first time that India will be hosting a FIFA Women’s Football tournament.

The competition will be held between the 2nd and 21st of November 2020 across four centres.

See Also | FIFA To Increase Bonus Payments For Women’s World Cup Players

Dede was capped 99 times by Nigeria and won two Africa Women’s Cup of Nations title with the Super Falcons.

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Greg Afamah

Written by Greg Afamah

Greg is a Sports content writer. He has many years of experience in Sports Writing. He was a writer for Opera News and is Editor-in-Chief at GoalBall.

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