Peseiro Hails His Players After First Training Session In US

Jose Peseiro, the head coach of the Super Eagles, praised his players for their excellent training performances ahead of friendlies against Mexico and Ecuador.

On Thursday night, the Portuguese took charge of his first training session with the team.

Peseiro was especially pleased with the team’s sense of camaraderie.

“It’s a pleasure for me to start work with the national team.

“The training was good.”

“We want to win the next AFCON and this is the first step towards achieving that,”

Peseiro told the Super Eagles media team.

“The boys were tired because of the long trip, but they showed great enthusiasm and motivation.

“They trained with happiness.

“This is the first step to reach the next AFCON. We want to win even though it is in 2023.

“It is important that we start to improve our spirit.”

On Saturday, Peseiro’s team will face Mexico’s El Tri in their first friendly at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

On Thursday, June 2, they will meet Ecuador at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison.

Both games are being used by the West Africans to train for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone’s Leone Stars and Guinea- Bissau.

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