Former Porto manager Jose Paseiro was appointed new Super Eagles head coach on Wednesday by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Below are six things you should know about him:
1. Jose Paseiro was born in Coruche, Portugal on April 4, 1960. He is now 61 years old.
2. He played as a forward for Portugal in his heyday.
3. The Portuguese retired at age 34 at the end of the 1993–94 season in the fourth division, with local club União de Santarém.
4. Peseiro assisted Carlos Queiroz at Real Madrid in 2003-04. He has managed Braga, Porto, Sporting CP, Al Ahly among other clubs.
5. He has managed two countries in his managerial time: Saudi Arabia in 2009–2011 and Venezuela in 2020-2021.
6. Among his laurels, he won the Egyptian Premier League with Al Ahly in 2015-16 and took Sporting CP to the 2005 UEFA Cup final.