The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed the former Porto Coach, Jose Peseiro as the New Super Eagles Head Coach.
The 61-year-old Portuguese will take over from Eguaveon after AFCON.
He previously managed Porto, Sporting Lisbon, Ah Ahly and the Venezuela national team.
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NFF announced the appointment in communiqué on Wednesday.
“After careful consideration of a memo presented by Chairman of the Technical and Development Sub-Committee, the Executive Committee endorsed a proposal for the appointment of Mr Jose Peseiro as the new Head Coach of the Super Eagles, following the end to the relationship with Mr Gernot Rohr,” the NFF communique read.
“However, the Committee resolved that Mr Augustine Eguavoen, named the interim Head Coach, will lead the Super Eagles to the AFCON 2021 in Cameroon with Mr Peseiro only playing the role of Observer.
“It was unanimously agreed that the AFCON is a good avenue for Mr Peseiro to launch a working relationship with Mr Eguavoen, who will revert to his role as Technical Director (hence Mr Peseiro’s immediate boss) after the AFCON.”
He was also assistant coach in Chelsea.