A new Super Eagles Coach was appointed on Wednesday by the Nigerian Football Federation.
Portuguese coach, Jose Peseiro is the newly appointed head coach for the Supper Eagles of Nigeria.
The NFF in a statement disclosed that the Peseiro would take over from the interim coach Augustine Eguavoen, after the AFCON 2021 Cameron tournament.
However, the football governing body further stated that Peseiro is expected to be at the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations AFCON as an observer.
Here are 6 things you must know about Jose Peseiro;
1. Peseiro in his playing career, played as a forward on Sport Lisboa e Cartaxo in 1979. He represented Amora FC, Clube Oriental de Lisboa, GD Samora Correla and S. C. U Torreense in the competition.
2. The Portuguese football manager, Jose Peseiro was born on April 1960.
3. He started his career in 1991 as a player coach with Union Santarem in the Portuguese forum tier.
4. Peseiro was appointed as an assistant to Carlos Queiroz at Real Mandrid in 2003.
5. Peseiro has coached clubs in Portugal, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Greece, Romania, United Arab Emirates and Egypt during his managerial career.
6. Peseiro won the following honours;
– National (Segunda Divisao: 1999-00, AF Madeira Cup 2001-02),
– Sporting CP (UEFA Cup runner-up: 2004-05)
– Barga (Tsca de Liga 2012-13), Al Ahly (Egyptian Premier League: 2016-16) and
– Porto (Taca de Portugal runner-up 2015-16).