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Nigeria Football Federation appoints top Portuguese trainer as new head coach ahead of AFCON tournament

Nigeria Football Federation appoints top Portuguese trainer as new head coach ahead of AFCON tournament

Nigeria Football Federation appoints top Portuguese trainer as new head coach ahead of AFCON tournament

The Nigeria Football Federation has announced the appointment of Portuguese trainer Jose dos Santos Peseiro as the new head coach of the Nigeria national team, Super Eagles.

The 61-year old tactician is taking over as a replacement for Gernot Rohr.

Peseiro has obtained 29-years of coaching experience having coached FC Porto, Sporting CP, Braga, Vitória Guimarães, and Al Ahly.

The Portuguese International will be at the 2021 AFCON as an observer while Augustine Eguavoen will handle the Super Eagles.

Peseiro will officially start his coaching job with the Super Eagles after the tournament.

Source: africauniverseonline

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