Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) led by Amaju Pinnick, has officially appointed Jose Peseiro as Super Eagles coach.
According to reliable source, it was learnt that, there are indications that the NFF has hired Jose Peseiro, based on recommendation from fellow Portuguese Jose Mourinho.
NFF president already admitted they consulted Mourinho while scouting for Rohr’s replacement.
Jose Peseiro’s appointment was confirmed in a communique on Wednesday after a virtual NFF executive committee meeting.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have announced the appointment of Portuguese tactician Jose Peseiro as new head coach of the Super Eagles. The NFF made the announcement in a communique issued at the end of its executive committee meeting on Wednesday.
“After careful consideration of a memo presented by Chairman of the Technical and Development Sub-Committee Ahmed Yusuf Fresh, the Executive Committee endorsed a proposal for the appointment of Mr Jose Peseiro as the new Head Coach of the Super Eagles,”
The new Super Eagles gaffer José Vítor dos Santos Peseiro, who takes over from Austin Eguavoen after the AFCON, which he would attend as an ‘observer’.
The 61 year old Portuguese coached Sporting CP, Porto, Braga, Real Madrid (assistant to Carlos Quiroz), Saudi & Venezuela national teams, among others