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EXCLUSIVE: Sports Minister In Talks With Peseiro Over Super Eagles Return


Sports Minister, John Enoh has held talks with former Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro over a possible return to the team, reports Complete sports.com.

Peseiro left the post in February following the expiration of his contract.

The Portuguese led the Super Eagles to second position at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire.

Completesports.com learnt from a reliable source in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that the sports minister has established contact with Peseiro’s representatives with both parties opened to the idea of the former Saudi Arabia and Venezuela gaffer returning to the post.

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”It’s true that the sports minister is in talks with Peseiro over his possible return to the Super Eagles,”revealed the source.

“The man is willing to return, let’s just wait and see what will happen at the end of the day.”

The technical committee have reportedly shortlisted three coaches for the job.

The sports minister disclosed recently that a new coach will be appointed for the Super Eagles in the next two weeks.

The Super Eagles are scheduled to take on the Bafana Bafana of South Africa and Squirrels of Benin Republic in a 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier in June.

By Adeboye Amosu

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