BREAKING: NFF Appoints New Super Eagles Coach

NFF appoints Joeé Santos Peseiro as head Coach of Super Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation ( NFF)  announced Mr as the new Head Coach of the Super Eagles Senior Men’s National Team on Sunday. The appointment is effective immediately pending the signing of an agreement between the NFF and Mr Peseiro.

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José Vitor dos Santos Peseiro, who turned 62 last month, is a Portuguese striker who has extensive coaching experience with top clubs and national teams across four continents, including Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America.

Peseiro has coached at Sporting Lisbon, FC Porto, Panathinaikos, Rapid Bucharest, Sporting Braga, Victoria Gumaraes, Al-Hilal, Al-Wahda, Al-Ahly Cairo, Sharjah FC, and Real Madrid (assistant coach during the Galacticos era), as well as serving as Head Coach of the Saudi Arabian and Venezuelan National Teams.

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Peseiro is expected to lead the Super Eagles for the first time during their upcoming tour of the United States of America, where they will compete in prestige friendlies against Mexico and Ecuador’s ‘A’ Teams.

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The Eagles will face the El Tri at AT & T Stadium in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, May 28th, before flying to Harrison, New Jersey on Thursday, June 2nd to face Ecuador at the Red Bull Arena.

Finidi George, a former Nigeria international forward, will now serve as Peseiro’s first assistant, while Salisu Yusuf will serve as Peseiro’s second assistant and head coach of the CHAN and U23 National Teams.

Usman Abdallah will be the 3rd Assistant, Eboboritse Uwejamomere will be the Match Analyst, and Ike Shorounmu, another former Nigerian international, will be the Goalkeepers’ Trainer.

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