The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed Jose paseiro, from Portugal to replace Gernot Rohr, the former Head Coach who was sacked recently due to lackluster performerces of the Super Eagles in their various outings.
Speculations had however been put to rest as to where the next manager of the team will come from or the real person that will take charge.
Former Chelsea helmsman Jose Mourinho was rumored to have been the one selected by the NFF to take over the eagle job but the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr Amaju Pinnick has cleared the air by maintaining that Mr Mounriho was only contacted to recommend a suitable coach for the eagles and he’d recommended Jose paseiro a compatriot from Portugal.
Though with contrary record, but shared name in common, Jose Paseiro a former coach of Porto FC, a team that also once has Jose Mourinho in the saddled is to lead the eagles to Cameroon for the nations cup tournament as observer while Austin Eguavon who was recently appointment head coach will lead the team in his current capacity.
Jose Paseiro who played as an attacker with various clubs in Portugal in his days has also managed several clubs in his home country, Portugal, Spain, Greece, Romania, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirate (UAE).
He was head coach of Saudi Arabia between 2009 and 2011.
Jose Paseiro 61, has also managed the Venezuelan national team which was his last stint before resigning as a result of lack of financial commitment by his employer.
Meanwhile it was said that a memo was presented by chairman of the committee for technical and development sub committee, the executive committee whereby the endorsement of Mr Jose Paseiro as 26th foreign Personnel to have handled the national side so far was sealed.
Will Mr Jose Paisero be able to take Nigeria football near if not to promise land, only time could tell.