The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed the appointment of Jose Peseiro as the new head coach of the Super Eagles coach.
The announcement was made in a communique at the end of NFF’s executive committee meeting on Wednesday.
“After careful consideration of a memo presented by Chairman of the Technical and Development Sub-Committee Ahmed Yusuf Fresh, the Executive Committee endorsed a proposal for the appointment of Mr Jose Peseiro as the new Head Coach of the Super Eagles,”reads the statement.
“It was unanimously agreed that the AFCON is a good avenue for Mr Peseiro to launch a working relationship with Mr Eguavoen, who will revert to his role as Technical Director (hence Mr Peseiro’s immediate boss) after the AFCON.
Peseiro was recently the coach of Venezuela, he led them to the 2021 Copa America.