Former Super Falcons goal-machine, Mercy Akide-Udoh, has been appointed the new Head Coach of Women’s Soccer for Regent University in Virginia, USA. The 42-year-old soccer legend disclosed this on her Instagram timeline :
Proud and excited to be the new Head Coach of Women’s Soccer for @regentuniversity. First home game tonight at #RobertsonField against Greensboro University. @regentroyals
For those not in the know, in 2001, Akide emerged the first ever African Women’s Footballer of the Year in 2001. Her football career spanned 18 years.