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Thomas Dennerby: India set to snatch Swedish coach from Nigeria?

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) are apparently seeking to secure the services of Thomas Dennerby as the U17 women's team head coach following reports of his plans to quit the Nigeria job, Goal understands.

According to reports in India, the South Asian nation is considering snapping up the Swedish tactician to lead the nation in their maiden Fifa U17 Women's World Cup campaign on home soil.

Dennerby had previously handled the Sweden women's team for seven years from 2005 to 2012 and led the European nation to a third-place finish at the 2011 Women's World Cup in Germany.