🇳🇬 Super Eagles appoint Jose Peseiro as coach

🇳🇬 Super Eagles appoint Jose Peseiro as coach

Super Eagles have appointed Jose Peseiro as the new head coach of the Nigeria national team. 

Nigeria has been without a coach after Augustine Eguavoen stepped down following the team's failure to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup

"(Peseiro) has wide and varied experience coaching top clubs and national teams across four different continents, namely Europe, Asia, Africa and South America," the NFF said in a statement.

The Portuguese will be assisted by former Nigeria international forwards Finidi George, Ike Shorunmu and Salisu Yusuf.

The 56-year-old former international defender, had been appointed on an interim basis in December after Frenchman Gernot Rohr was sacked.

Peseiro's career 

The 67-year-old has managed Saudi Arabia and clubs including Sporting Lisbon, FC Porto, Panathinaikos, Rapid Bucharest, Al-Hilal, Al-Wahda, Al-Ahly Cairo and Sharjah FC.