Jose Peseiro quits as Super Eagles coach ahead of AFCON 2025


Jose Peseiro quits as Super Eagles coach ahead of AFCON 2025

Jose Peseiro has confirmed his exit as manager of the Super Eagles ahead of AFCON 2025.

Peseiro who led the Eagles to a second-place finish at the 2023 African Cup of Nations, confirmed his exit in a statement on Friday, March 1, after his contract officially expired on Thursday, February 29.

 

“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.

“We would like to express our gratitude to Sir Amaju Pinnick (the president who signed us), President Ibrahim Gusau, General Secretary Mohammed Sanusi, Secretary Dayo Enebi, the NFF, all the Staff, and especially all the PLAYERS, with whom leading has been a great pleasure.

“Guys, we are thankful; it has been a privilege to be part of this family. We will miss you, but we will always be there for you, no matter where you are. A big hug to all of you,” the former Porto manager wrote on X

 

Jose Peseiro quits as Super Eagles coach ahead of AFCON 2025
 

According to OwngoalNigeria, Jose Peseiro has already agreed to coach Algeria at AFCON 2025 and for the World Cup 2026 qualifiers.

The announcement of his appointment is expected to be made known to the general public soon. 

 



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