BREAKING: Jose Peseiro Is Super Eagles New Coach

Jose Peseiro has been appointed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the new Super Eagles manager.

The appointment was announced by the federation was made during its executive meeting held on Wednesday.

The statement read: “After careful consideration of a memo presented by Chairman of the Technical and Development Sub-Committee, the Executive Committee endorsed a proposal for the appointment of Mr Jose Peseiro as the new Head Coach of the Super Eagles, following the end to the relationship with Mr Gernot Rohr.

“However, the Committee settled that Mr Augustine Eguavoen, named the interim Head Coach, will lead the Super Eagles to the AFCON 2021 in Cameroon with Mr Peseiro only playing the role of Observer. It was collectively concurred that the AFCON is a good avenue for Mr Peseiro to launch a working relationship with Mr Eguavoen, who will return to his role as Technical Director (subsequently Mr Peseiro’s immediate boss) after the AFCON.”

The Technical and Development Committee was to sort an agreeable match for the Super Eagles when the team arrives in Garoua for the AFCON 2021, and furthermore to arrange matches for the Super Eagles and the Super Falcons in the forthcoming FIFA windows for international friendlies.

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