Peseiro : I Don’t Like This Match, We Are Supposed To Score 8 Goals

Indigenous coaches are not tactical like foreign counterparts

Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro expresses dissatisfaction with his side’s performance in the international friendly fixture against Mozambique reports.

Nigeria ended it’s fifteen international friendly games without a win on Monday against the Mambas of Mozambique. The three-time African champions, defeated the 2023 AFCON finalist 3-2 to end the streak.

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Three first l-half goals from OGC Nice forward Terem Moffi, Brentford’s Frank Onyeka, and FC Nantes’ Moses Simon ensured that goals from Catamo and Bangal couldn’t earn the Mambas a draw.

And coach Peseiro who was in action on the technical areas confessed not being happy with the outcome.

According to the Portuguese tactician, the Super Eagles were supposed to score more goals having dominated the game, especially in the second half where Mozambique played with ten men.

Jose Peseiro talks about Mozambique friendly

Jose Peseiro continues as Super Eagles head coach.
Jose Peseiro at Super Eagles training

“I didn’t like the second half because we commanded it, but you must put more concentration and the finishing was poor,” Peseiro said in his post-match interview.

“Our team are better than this team and yet we let in two goals.

“We played better than this result because we created 10, 14 chances, many opportunities.”

Speaking further, Peseiro said his boys ought to have scored around eight goals, highlighting that he preferred their performances Saudi Arabia.

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“I liked the match against Saudi Arabia, but today, I don’t like it. Today, we need to score five, six, seven, eight goals,” he added.

Nigeria will return to action against Lesotho on 13 November next month, as they seek to qualify for the 2026 FIFA world cup tournament in United States and Mexico.

The team after playing Lesotho, will travel to Kigali Rwanda, to engage the Zimbabwe team, still a FIFA world cup qualifier fixture.

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