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Breaking: NFF appoints former Real Madrid Assistant Coach as New Super Eagles Head Coach

By Emmanuel Oladele - The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has appointed former Real Madrid assistant coach Jose Peseiro as the new head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria

The Portuguese will resume duty immediately after the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Cameroon. Meanwhile, Augustine Eguavoen who was recently named the interim coach of the Super Eagles will be in charge of the team in Cameroon, while Jose Peseiro will also be in the tournament as an 'Observer'. It's believed that going to AFCON as an Observer will help create a work relationship with Augustine Eguavoen will automatic return to his previous role of technical director after AFCON.
The 61-year-old first assignment with the Super Eagles will be the World Cup playoff in March, 2022.

The Portuguese tactician was recommended to the NFF by former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho. Peseiro has previously coached Braga, Sporting CP, Porto, Venezuela National team and Others. He has also worked at Real Madrid as an assistant coach between 2003-2004.

Recall, the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, parted ways with German coach Gernot Rohr after World Cup Qualifiers Group Stage, before appointing another European tactician Jose Paseiro.

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