Chris Danjuma: No women footballer in Nigeria can be tagged ‘Greatest’ of all time

Chris Danjuma: No women footballer in Nigeria can be tagged ‘Greatest’ of all time

Nasarawa Amazons coach Christopher Danjuma has stated none of Nigerian women footballers from the past generations to date can be tagged as the greatest of all time.

The former Falconets coach noted that the Nigerian players were greater collectively in their own generation without someone being really exceptional.
Danjuma mentioned that players like Florence Omagbemi, Mercy Akide, Perpetual Nkwocha, Desire Oparanozie, and Asisat Oshoala are great players in their respective playing days but none is the greatest.
Mercy Akide

PHILADELPHIA – SEPTEMBER 20: Forward Mercy Akide #10 of Nigeria advances the ball past defender In Sil Yun #2 and midfielder Hyang Ok Ri #19 of North Korea during the FIFA Women’s World Cup match at Lincoln Financial Field on September 20, 2003 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. North Korea won 3-0. (Photo by Ben Radford/Getty Images)

“There was a time when we had Mercy Akide and Perpetual Nkwocha, and now we have Asisat Oshoala and Oparanozie.” He told

GRENOBLE, FRANCE – JUNE 12: Asisat Oshoala #8 of Nigeria celebrates scoring during the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France group A match between Nigeria and Korea Republic at Stade des Alpes on June 12, 2019 in Grenoble, France.”n

“The coach believes that every generation of players have some really good players and instead of naming someone the greatest, It is better to take the entire generation and maybe call them the ‘Golden generation’.

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