The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) announced earlier this season that there is going to be a senior National team head Coach when the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) is concluded..
Augustine Eguaveon will step back to the job of Technical Director, while the Portuguese Jose Peseiro is going to take over as the head coach.
Who’s Jose Peseiro, the latest Super Eagles Coach?
Jose Vítor dos Santos Peseiro (born four April 1960) is really a Portuguese football manager and also former player that had as a forward. After an unassuming career as a professional, he proceeded to mentor a few clubs in the country of his, which includes Sporting CP that he took on the 2005 UEFA Cup Final and Porto. Also, he worked carefully in Arab nations, being in control of the Saudi Arabian national team.
Peseiro spent his first 8 years as being a supervisor in the fourth and third tiers of Portuguese football, getting started as a player-coach at the last team of his. Since that time, he’s managed a few clubs including; Sporting CP, Braga, FC Porto, Panathinaikos and also Al Ahly. He’s also handled the Saudi Arabian national team and also Venezuela.
Jose Peseiro has received several medals in the course of the coaching career of his. He received the Segunda Divisão in 1999 00 and AF Madeira Cup in 2001 02 with Nacional. He was Sporting CP coach whenever they have been the UEFA Cup runner up in 2004/05, he received the Taca da Liga in 2912/13 with Braga. he helped Al Ahly to raise the Egyptian Premier League in 2015/16, and then later that year his FC Porto staff had been the runner up in the Taca de Portugal.
On twenty nine December 2021, Peseiro arrived at a verbal agreement with the Nigeria Football Federation to change Gernot Rohr at the helm of the national team. He was claimed to go to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, but purely as an “observer” while interim manager Augustine Eguavoen led the side on the previous sixteen; the deal gradually fell through, as Eguavoen was held on to at the conclusion of the competition. On fifteen May 2022, Peseiro was at last appointed as the brand new head coach of the Nigerian senior national team..