Sports Minister in Talks with Peseiro over Super Eagles Return

John Enoh, the minister of sports, revealed a potential comeback of the Super Eagles former head coach Jose Peseiro.

In February, Peseiro resigned from his position when his contract came to an end.

At the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire, the Portuguese guided the Super Eagles to second place.

It was 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.

”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.

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