Peseiro No Longer Super Eagles, CHAN Head Coach After 2023 AFCON Loss To Ivory Coast

Peseiro focused on reaching 2023 AFCON semifinal

Portuguese tactician Jose Peseiro until he signs an extended two-year contract will no longer continue as the Super Eagles head coach; reports.

Peseiro will in no longer be considered as either the Super Eagles or the CHAN(home-based) Eagles head coach until he signs a contract extension.

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Peseiro upbeat Iheanacho can still play at the 2023 AFCON
Super Eagles Coach, José Victor Santos

José Peseiro out of contract with the NFF

Recall the former Sporting CP manager signed a six month extended contract with the NFF, with an option of another two years if he fulfil the conditions of the NFF.

There’s no doubt the former Venezuela national team coach met the major condition which is to take the Super Eagles to a semi-final finish at the 2023 AFCON. The 63-year-old did not only met the condition, but also reached the final of the AFCON, where Nigeria shockingly lost to host nation Ivory Coast.

A publication by Owngoal Nigeria, also confirmed that José Peseiro ceases to be the Super Eagles head coach.

In a related story, Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo, talks about the loss to Ivory Coast.

According to the Kasimpasa defender, the José Peseiro boys defended most of the times; and it’s not a good tactics against an attacking-minded Akwaba Elephants.

“I think we were defending from the start of the game, and it is a long time to play defensive. One mistake and there is a goal.

Nwabali with CAF President Dr Motsepe

“Already when you are defending from the start the team is already tired. For me, I feel bad that we did not get the trophy,” the former Ado Den Haag player told reporters in the mixed zone after the finals.

Also read: AFCON 2023: Tinubu Will No Longer Be In Ivory Coast, Delegate Duties To VP Shettima – Presidency

In another story, Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali apologises to supporters of the national team. According to the former Enyimba FC goalkeeper, it’s frustrating to end the AFCON with a Silver medal.

“A disappointing and frustrating end. I deeply apologize to Nigerians.

“I’m a fan and I understand how it feels giving you a disappointing night. We take full responsibility. Thanks for the whole support till the end. I love you all,” the Chippa United shot-stopper said.

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