NFF Appoints Portuguese Jose Peseiro As Super Eagles Coach

Portuguese tactician, Jose Peseiro, has been appointed as Super Eagles Head Coach by the Nigeria Soccer Federation.

NFF made this recognized in a communique on Wednesday after its Nationwide Govt Council assembly.

“After cautious consideration of a memo offered by Chairman of the Technical and Improvement Sub-Committee, the Govt Committee endorsed a proposal for the appointment of Mr Jose Peseiro as the brand new Head Coach of the Super Eagles, following the top to the connection with Mr Gernot Rohr,” the NFF communique learn partly.

The Portuguese appointment is introduced 17 days after the sacking of Franco-German Gernot Rohr as Super Eagles coach.

Although Peseiro is anticipated to be on the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations subsequent month in Cameroon, he’ll take over the crew absolutely after AFCON.

“Nevertheless, the Committee resolved that Mr Augustine Eguavoen, named the interim Head Coach, will lead the Super Eagles to the AFCON 2021 in Cameroon with Mr Peseiro solely taking part in the position of Observer. It was unanimously agreed that the AFCON is an efficient avenue for Mr Peseiro to launch a working relationship with Mr Eguavoen, who will revert to his position as Technical Director (therefore Mr Peseiro’s quick boss) after the AFCON,” the communique added.

61-year-old Peseiro spent his first eight years as a supervisor within the third and fourth tiers of Portuguese soccer, beginning out as a player-coach at his final crew In summer season 1999 he was appointed at C.D. Nacional, which he helped promote to the Primeira Liga in simply three seasons. In 2002–03, he led the crew to a last eleventh place.

Till August 2021, he was the coach of Venezuela. He reportedly resigned having not been paid for over a year amidst the South American nation’s financial disaster.

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