The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the appointment of Portuguese tactician Jose Peseiro as new head coach of the Super Eagles.

The NFF made the announcement in a communique issued at the end of its executive committee meeting on Wednesday.

It is the third time the 61-year-old will be managing a national team after stints with Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.

Peseiro has also coached several clubs in his country, including Sporting CP – which he took to the 2005 UEFA Cup Final– and Porto

The former striker won the Egyptian Premier League title with Al Ahly in the 2015/16 season.