AFCON 2023: I am not feeling pressured; my players are not motivated by financial gains, asserts Peseiro.


Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro, acknowledges that he is not feeling pressured to secure victories, despite recent criticisms of the team’s performance. Peseiro’s job security hinges on winning the title at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

Playing for Nigeria, according to Peseiro, is a formidable challenge, with the weight of expectations from 200 million football fans. He assured that his players are committed to delivering positive results on the field.

In a press conference on Saturday, the Portuguese coach emphasized the need for improvement in results and maintaining a balance in their performance.

Regarding his salary and bonuses, Peseiro dismissed them as secondary concerns, asserting that good results take precedence. He emphasized that financial matters are not currently a problem for the team, and he does not discuss his remuneration with the media.

Peseiro concluded by expressing confidence that the team will give their best in the upcoming game, reinforcing that he is not feeling pressured and remains focused on delivering optimal performance on the field.

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