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Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro, resigns


Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro, resigns

Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro has resigned from the Nigeria national team.

The Portuguese disclosed this via the X App on Friday.

According to Peseiro, he concluded his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Thursday.

He wrote, “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.

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“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.

The 63-year-old tactician, who took charge in June 2022 after the Super Eagles failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup, guided Nigeria to win the silver medal at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Meanwhile, Peseiro has been linked with the Algeria national team coaching job.

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