settle down Nigeria national team To play a final friendly match before facing his Egyptian counterpart in the opening of their campaign in the African Cup of Nations, scheduled to be held from January 9 to February 11, with the participation of 24 teams.
The Nigerian Football Association announced that the national team will play a friendly match in Garoua, where it will reside before facing Egypt in the African Nations Cup, provided that the confrontation will be the only one that will be there before the start of the Cannes.
The Nigerian Football Association announced the appointment of Jose Peseiro, the former coach of Al-Ahly team, as the new coach of the Eagles team, to succeed German Gernot Rohr, who was recently dismissed from the leadership of the team.
The Nigerian Football Association announced in its official statement today, Thursday, that the Portuguese Peseiro will be the new coach of the Nigeria national team, and he will arrive in the country on January 2, and his appointment will be officially announced as the new coach.
The Nigerian website added that the selection of Peseiro came on the recommendation of his compatriot Jose Mourinho, the current coach of the Italian team Roma, with whom the Nigerian Federation tried to agree to train the team during the upcoming African Nations Cup in Cameroon.
The report indicated that Peseiro will not lead the Nigerian national team in the African Nations, but will be an observer for the team, provided that interim coach Austin Iguafuen will coach the team during the tournament.
Peseiro’s last training experience was with the Venezuelan national team, who left his training on August 20 due to poor results.
The fourth group of the African Nations Cup includes the teams of “Egypt, Nigeria, Guinea-Bissau, and Sudan”.
With the countdown only 10 days before the start of the African Nations Cup, and in the absence of Osmin from the Nigeria team, it will be a very strong blow, as Nigeria will be next to Egypt, Guinea-Bissau and Sudan in the group stage of the tournament.
The Pharaohs will start the group stage by facing Nigeria and then Guinea-Bissau, and will end their confrontations with the brotherly Sudanese team
The dates of the Egyptian national team matches in the group stage are as follows:
Nigeria x Egypt.. at 6 pm on January 11, 2022
Egypt x Guinea-Bissau .. at 9 pm on January 15, 2022
Egypt x Sudan .. at 9 pm on January 19, 2022
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