Monday, June 27

Finally, NFF Appoints José Peseiro As Super Eagles Head Coach

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Frankie Omokhua

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the appointment of Portuguese coach, Jose Peseiro, as the new Head Coach of the Super Eagles.

While announcing the appointment on Sunday, the NFF said the.engagement is with immediate effect, and subject to the signing of agreed terms between the federation and Peseiro.

The 62-years-old has handled top clubs and national teams across four different continents like Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.

He had coached at Sporting Lisbon, FC Porto, Panathinaikos, Rapid Bucharest, Sporting Braga, Victoria Gumaraes, Al-Hilal, Al-Wahda, Al-Ahly Cairo and Sharjah FC as well as serving as Head Coach of the Saudi Arabian and Venezuelan National Teams.

Peseiro is expected to lead the Super Eagles against Mexico and Ecuador for the first time in the upcoming friendlies on May 28 and June 2 respectively in the United States.

Earlier on Friday, the NFF had made known its decision to assign the job of Eagles 1st Assistant coacj to former Nigeria international, Finidi George while Salisu Yusuf was given the role of 2nd Assistant and Usman Abdallah as 3rd Assistant.

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