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We owe Peseiro 6 months salary – NFF

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The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has admitted that it owes Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro his salaries.

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It is understood that the Portuguese was owed six months salaries.

Peseiro, 62, who was appointed in May, signed a one-year performance-based contract with the federation on a reported $70,000 monthly salary.

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The General Secretary of the NFF, Mohammed Sanusi, who confirmed this, said the federation was working on offsetting the debts owed the Portuguese coach.

“The NFF and the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development are working on Mr. Peseiro’s wages and this will be settled shortly,” Sanusi said.

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Sanusi also added that Peseiro had been doing his work without entertaining any distractions, and has even compiled his list of players for the upcoming international friendly against Portugal.

“We have a friendly match against Portugal coming up in Lisbon November 17. Peseiro has compiled a provisional list and is only waiting for this weekend’s matches to submit his list of 23 players.

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“We have a cordial relationship with the coach. He is doing his job and focused on his objectives.”

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