NFF Appoints Jose Peseiro As New Super Eagles Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed Portuguese coach, Jose Peseiro, as the new head coach of the Super Eagles.

NFF made this known in a communique on Wednesday after its National Executive Council meeting.

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,” the NFF communique read in part

Naija News gathered that Peseiro will not be leading the Super Eagles to the AFCON 2022 in Cameroon, but the interim coach, Augustine Eguavoen, will be in charge of the team at the Nations Cup.

Recall that the NFF had appointed Eguavoen as the Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles on an interim basis follwing the sack of German tactician, Gernot Rohr.

A statement signed by the General Secretary of the NFF, Dr Mohammed Sanusi, read: “Following a virtual meeting of the NFF Executive Committee on Sunday, it was decided that Eguavoen will work with Salisu Yusuf (Chief Coach); Paul Aigbogun (Assistant Coach); Joseph Yobo (Assistant Coach); Dr Terry Eguaoje (Assistant Coach) and Aloysius Agu (Goalkeeper Trainer).

“Former Nigeria captains Augustine ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu and Garba Lawal have been appointed to provide technical and ambassadorial support for the crew.”

This article was originally published on Naija News

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