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Ex Falcons Coach, Ntiero Effiom Passes On

Former coach of Nigeria’s senior female football team (Super Falcons), Ntiero Effiom is no more. He died on Tuesday in Cross River state after he suffered a stroke.

Effiom will be fondly remembered for successfully guiding the Falcons to their  fifth straight African Women’s Championship title in 2006.

In the past, he had also coached Cross River State-based club, Pelican Stars and he took Nigeria’s U-19 Women’s team to the Canada 2002 World Championship before being made Falcons coach.

He retired from Civil Service last year September.

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