Soccer-Peseiro finally confirmed as new Nigeria coach


FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Copa America 2021 - Group B - Venezuela v Ecuador - Estadio Nilton Santos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - June 20, 2021 Venezuela coach Jose Peseiro during the match REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

(Reuters) - Nigeria have finally confirmed the appointment of former Porto and Sporting coach Jose Peseiro two weeks before the start of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The Portuguese had been tipped for the role late last year and was due to take charge after the last Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon ended in February, but his appointment was put on hold during haggling over the terms of his contract.

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