BREAKING: Jose Peseiro Officially Announces Exit from Super Eagles of Nigeria

BREAKING: Jose Peseiro Officially Announces Exit from Super Eagles of Nigeria

  • Jose Peseiro has ended his reign as head coach of the Nigerian men's national football team, the Super Eagles
  • It was reported that the former Sporting Lisbon, Braga, and Saudi Arabia coach disclosed this on Friday, March 1
  • According to Peseiro, he concluded his contract with the NFF on Thursday, February 29, 2024

Super Eagles of Nigeria head coach, Jose Peseiro, on Friday, March 1, officially announced his exit from the team.

Peseiro gave the update via a post across his social media pages.

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Peseiro leaves the Super Eagles. Photo credit: DeFodi Images
Source: UGC

Peseiro led Nigeria to a second-place finish at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 in Ivory Coast, surpassing the semifinal target set for him by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

He said his assignment with the Super Eagles ended on Thursday, February 29.

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Peseiro's full post reads:

Yesterday, we concluded our contract with the NFF. It was a pride and honor to coach the Super Eagles. It has been 22 months of immense dedication, sacrifice, emotion, and enormous enthusiasm. We feel a sense of fulfillment.
We would like to express our gratitude to Sir Amaju Pinnick (the president who signed us), President Ibrahim Gusau, General Secretary Mohammed Sanusi, Secretary Dayo Enebi, the NFF, all the Staff, and especially all the PLAYERS, with whom leading has been a great pleasure.
Guys, we are thankful; it has been a privilege to be part of this family. We will miss you, but we will always be there for you, no matter where you are. A big hug to all of you.

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Ghana intensifies search for new coach

Earlier, reported that Ghana had ramped up its search for a new coach after sacking Chris Hughton following the Black Stars' disappointing run at the just-ended AFCON.

Scores of candidates have come up, but the committee in charge of the search is yet to announce its candidate after setting a tight deadline.


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