The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced that a Portuguese tactician, Jose Peseiro, has been appointed as the Coach to the Nigerian Super Eagles.
NFF made this known in a advertisement on Wednesday after its National Executive Council meeting.
“ After proper examination and agreed terms,
the Executive Committe of the NFF had offered Mr Jose Peseiro an appointment as the new Head Coach of the Super Eagles, following the sack of Mister Gernot Rohr,”
Though Peseiro is anticipated to be at the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations coming month in Cameroon, he’ll take over the platoon completely after AFCON.
“ Augustine Eguavoen would still lead the national team in the AFCON campaign despite the appointment of Jose Peseiro”
” After the AFCON, Augustine Eguavoen would return to his normal job as a technical director while the newly appointed Jose Peseiro would assume the role of a coach properly”.
Before, the NFF chairman, Amaju Pinnick, verified that he met with Roma trainer, Jose Mourinho, over the choice of director for Super Eagles.
Previously, Jose Peseiro worked with Joseph Mourinho when he was the coach of the English side, Manchester United few years ago.
Important Things to Know About The Recently Appointed Super Eagles Coach, Jose Peseiro.
José Vítor dos Santos Peseiro (born 4 April 1960) is a Portuguese football director and former player who played as a forward.
After an unpretentious career as a player, he went on to trainer several clubs in his country, including Sporting CP – which he took to the 2005 UEFA Cup Final – and Porto. He also worked considerably in Arab nations, being in charge of the Saudi Arabian public platoon.
The 61- Year old Jose Peseiro spent his first eight times as a director in the third and fourth categories of Portuguese football, starting out as a player- trainer at his last platoon In summer 1999 he was appointed at C.D. Nacional, which he helped promote to the Primeira Liga in just three seasons. In 2002 – 03, he led the platoon to a final 11th position.
Until August 2021, he was the trainer of Venezuela. He reportedly resigned having not been paid for over a year amidst the South American country’s profitable extremity.
COACHING CAREER IN PORTUGUESE & SPANISHTEAMS
Peseiro spent his first eight times as a director in the third and fourth categories of Portuguese football, starting out as a player- trainer at his last platoon In summer 1999 he was appointed at C.D. Nacional, which he helped promote to the Primeira Liga in just three seasons. In 2002 – 03, he led the platoon to a final 11th position.
In 2003 – 04, Peseiro supported Carlos Queiroz at Real Madrid. At the end of the crusade, after the platoon lost a considerable advantage on the table to be eventually surpassed by Valencia CF, FC Barcelona, and Deportivo de La Coruña, the brace was sacked, and the ultimate returned to his assistant position in Manchester United.
Peseiro inked with Sporting CP for 2004 – 05. After collecting three losses and two draws in his first nine games in charge, the side ultimately finished in third place with 61 points, four behind titleholders S.L. Benfica.
In June 2012, Peseiro was appointed at S.C. Braga. His first major signing was Portuguese transnational Rúben Micael, and he qualified the club to the group stage of the Titleholders League for the alternate time in its history, after ousting Udinese on penalties.
COACHING CAREER IN EASTERN EUROPE, SAUDI ARABIA.
In the 2007 off-season, Peseiro was named director of Panathinaikos FC. After failing to win the Super League Greece and also losing 0 – 4 to neighbouring OlympiacosF.C. in the domestic mug, he was forced to step down.
June 2008, Peseiro inked a three- time contract with Romanian club FC Rapid București. On 2 October, after being excluded from the UEFA Cup by VfL Wolfsburg, he was sacked only to be reinstated a many days latterly; he ultimately abnegated on 12 January 2009, after failing to agree on a new deal.
Peseiro succeeded Nasser Al-Johar at the helm of the Saudi Arabian public platoon in 2009, during the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying crusade
Coaching Careerat Al-Wahda and Al-Ahly football Clubs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
From 11 November 2013 to 11 January 2015, Peseiro worked with Al Wahda FC in the UAE Pro League. On 9 October of the ultimate time, Al Ahly SC blazoned his signing; upon hearing the news, suckers of the ultimate protested against the decision grounded on his weak résumé.
As a head coach to the Venezuelan National team
Peseiro returned to public platoon duties on 4 February 2020, being appointed by Venezuela after the abdication of Rafael Dudamel. He made his debut on 9 October in a 3 – 0 loss down to Colombia in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification; the opponents were led by compatriot Carlos Queiroz.
At the 2021 Copa América in Brazil, Venezuela were excluded from the group stage with two draws and two defeats; Peseiro was praised by pundit Tim Vickery for achieving those results despite a torrent of COVID-19 infections and contagion-affiliated trip restrictions that kept crucial forward Salomón Rondón in China.
As the incoming coach for Nigerian super Eagles, he would monitor the performance of the team in the African Cup of Nations campaign in Cameroon.