The Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) has announced the appointment of Mr José Santos Peseiro as the new Head Coach of the Senior Men National Team, Super Eagles.
The appointment is with immediate effect, subject to the signing of agreed terms between the NFF and Mr Peseiro.
Peseiro is expected to lead out the Super Eagles for the first time during the upcoming tour of the United States of America.
An educationist with a degree in physical education/sports sciences, Peseiro has top-level coaching qualifications/training, and has coached at Sporting Lisbon, FC Porto, Panathinaikos, Rapid Bucharest, Sporting Braga, Victoria Gumaraes, Al-Hilal, Al-Wahda, Al-Ahly Cairo, Sharjah FC and Real Madrid (assistant coach during the Galacticos era), as well as serving as Head Coach of the Saudi Arabian and Venezuelan National Teams.
Also, the NFF announced that former Nigeria international forward, Finidi George will now be 1st Assistant to Jose Peseiro, with Salisu Yusuf now to be 2nd Assistant as well as Head Coach of the CHAN and U23 National Teams.