CAF President, Issa Hayatou Mourns Ntiero Effiom

In Breaking News, National News, Reports, Sports

By Laureta Umoh

Ntiero Effiom
Ntiero Effiom

CAF President Issa Hayatou has expressed sadness over the death of veteran Cross River born former coach of Nigeria Women’s national team, Super Falcons, Ntiero Effiom.

The trainer passed away on Wednesday, 10 September 2014, at a private clinic in Calabar, after falling ill. He was 67.

“On behalf of the CAF Executive Committee and on my own behalf, I extend my deepest condolences to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the bereaved family and the Nigerian football family. My thoughts are with you at this difficult moment,” Hayatou said.

Effiom was a recognizable figure in women’s football in Africa’s most populous country, guiding the Super Falcons to win the African Women’s Championship on home soil in 2006, and later took charge of the team the following year at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in China.

He was also at the helm of the Nigeria U-20 Women’s team, Falconets that participated at the maiden FIFA U-19 Women’s World Cup in Canada in 2002.

Locally, he is fondly remembered for his stints with Cross River Female team, Pelican Stars of Calabar where they won series of titles in the national championships.

follow us on twitter @crossriverwatch

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

My Friend Peter Almost Lost His Wife Because His Sexual Problem.Click Here To See What Saved Him


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Ifere Paul: APC, Rights Lawyer Kick As Police Confirm Arrest

By Jonathan Ugbal The arrest of Mr. Paul Ifere, a social media critic of the Cross River State Government

Read More...

Cross River Geographic Information Agency Staff Owed 11 Months Salary

By Ushang Ewa Staff of the Cross River Geographic Information Agency, CRGIA are currently been owed between 9 and

Read More...

Refuse Packing With Bare Hands: Ayade Orders Investigation Of Green Sheriff Official

By Jonathan Ugbal The Cross River Government has announced that it will commence investigation into the alleged ordering of

Read More...

One commentOn CAF President, Issa Hayatou Mourns Ntiero Effiom

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now