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Farewell to Jose Peseiro: Nigeria's Head Coach Concludes Contract Amidst Challenges

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Prince Jean

Mar 2, 2024

Nigerian Sports

Jose Paseiro prior to the match. IMAGE from X /@JosePeseiro

" 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. " Posted on Jose Peseiro's X account.

Portuguese coach Jose Peseiro bids farewell to his role as the head coach of Nigeria's national football team as his contract concludes. Following their journey to the Africa Cup of Nations final, where Nigeria narrowly lost to Ivory Coast, Peseiro expresses gratitude, acknowledging the pride and honor of coaching the Super Eagles for 22 months.

Despite challenges, including salary disputes and financial constraints within the Nigerian Football Federation, Peseiro commends the dedication and sacrifice of the team and offers a heartfelt goodbye, leaving the federation to face the task of finding a successor amid a challenging start to the 2026 World Cup qualification campaign.

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