Mourinho To Storm Nigeria With New Super Eagles Coach For His Unveiling

LAGOS DECEMBER 21ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Jose Mourinho Reportedly Set to Accompany Incoming Super Eagles Coach to Nigeria for his Unveiling .

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will reportedly unveil Portuguese tactician Jose Peseiro as the new Super Eagles coach anytime next week, Street Journal reports.

 Nigeria fired Gernot Rohr last week and technical director Augustine Eguavoen will take over as temporary manager until a new coach is named.

It was gathered that former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was contacted by desperate NFF president Amaju Pinnick who reached out to the Portuguese to help search for a formidable coach.

And now Nigerian outlet Sporting Life reported via Own Goal that Jose Mourinho who is the current manager of Italian side AS Roma will accompany Peseiro to his unveiling next week.

The report adds that the NFF has offered to foot Mourinho’s bills to the country next week, but the Portuguese won’t be in charge of the team to AFCON which starts in Cameroon on January 9.

Peseiro will reportedly monitor the team in Cameroon and will then take over right after the competition ahead of the World Cup qualifiers playoff.

Also, the terms of the deal are expected to be wrapped up soonest to ensure that Augustine Eguavoen returns to his role as technical director of the NFF immediately after the AFCON.

It was also gathered that the NFF have also shortlisted two other coaches in the event of failing to reach an agreement with 61-year-old Peseiro who has also worked as coach of Saudi Arabia and was Mourinho’s assistant at Real Madrid.


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