Nigeria Peseiro Resigns As Super Eagles Head Coach

Following the expiration of his contract with the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Jose Peseiro has announced his resignation as head coach of the Super Eagles.

The 63-year-old Portuguese captain guided his country, Nigeria, to the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations final, where they were defeated by the host nation, Cote d’Ivoire.

In May 2022, Peseiro replaced Austin Eguavoen as the team’s head coach after the latter’s resignation.

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A post on his X handle reads: “Yesterday, we concluded our contract with the NFF.

” It was a pride and honour to coach the Super Eagles.

“It has been 22 months of immense dedication, sacrifice, emotion, and enormous enthusiasm. We feel a sense of fulfilment.

“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.”

Algeria Football Federation FAF had wanted to sign the Portuguese to replace Belmadi but has now announced Vladimir Petkovic as their new head coach.

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