Exclusive- NFF Make Improved Contract Extension Offer To Super Eagles Coach Jose Peseiro

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has made a new contract extension offer to Jose Peseiro following the expiration of his tenure as coach of the senior national team of Nigeria, OwnGoalNigeria.com can exclusively reveal.

Peseiro and the NFF failed to reach an agreement on extending his stay before it’s expiration, but negotiations is still going on between both parties to reach an agreement with finances the main issue still holding the deal from happening.

Despite making an announcement on his social media handle and wishing the team well in the future following his contract expiration, the Portuguese coach is still open to staying on as coach, but wants improved terms and salary.

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While the coach is demanding a whooping $120,000 a month as his salary and also have his first  assistants and goalkeeper trainer on the payroll of the NFF, the football house initially offered him $50,000 a month pay which he bluntly refused.

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The initial offer from the NFF is the same amount he was earning after he agreed to take a pay cut for a short term deal, which covers the period of the AFCON. We can exclusively report that a new offer of $80,000 has been lodged by the NFF to the representative of the coach.

It is believed that this present offer has the backing of the ministry for sports who will shoulder part of the bills for the coach, with the minister John Enoh keen on having the coach in charge for the resumption of the qualifiers for the world cup 2026.

Sources close to the coach say he has a very good relationship with the minister, and that will be key in his final decision to remain with the team. However he is said to be studying offers from a couple of countries and also clubs on the African continent and one in his native land of Portugal.

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Mohammed Mowiz Suleiman

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