Jose Peseiro is a 46-year-old Portuguese football manager of the Nigerian senior men’s national football team, the Super Eagles.
The widely traveled Peseiro was a former player but never made it past the Segunda Liga before hanging up his boots as a pro.
He retired at the age of 34, became a coach and since then has managed notable teams like the two biggest in his native Portugal, FC Porto and Braga. He also managed African giants, Al Ahly and was the coach of Venezuela before Nigeria called him up.
Profile of Jose Peseiro
Full name: Jose Vitor dos Santos Peseiro
Date of Birth: April 4, 1960
Place of birth: Coruche, Portugal.
Age: 62 years old (as of July 2022)
Current clubs: Super Eagles
Marital status: Married (to Fatima Peseiro)
Parents: Silveria and Joao Peseiro
How old is Jose Peseiro?
Super Eagles manager Jose Peseiro turns 62 (June 2022)
Jose Peseiro Career
Jose Peseiro has had an average career as a footballer, spending most of his professional life in the lower divisions and clubs in his home country of Portugal.
He retired at the age of 34 in the fourth tier where he started and spent his early years as a football coach.
In 1999, he helped CD Nacional to promotion to Primeria Liga within three years and finished 11th in the Portuguese Premier Liga with the club.
He would move to Real Madrid as an assistant to compatriot Carlos Queiroz before returning home to manage Sporting CP, leading them to the UEFA Cup final in 2005 and then FC Porto.
Peseiro also managed the Saudi national team, Venezuela and in Africa with the club of the century, Al Ahly of Egypt. He is the current coach of the Nigeria men’s national football team, the Super Eagles.
How much is Jose Peseiro’s salary?
As the coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Peseiro signed a one-year contract which earns him around $45,000 a month. He earns over $500,000 a year as a Nigerian coach.
What is Jose Peseiro net worth?
Mr. Peseiro is currently worth just over $3 million.
José Peseiro Women/Children
Peseiro is married to fellow Portuguese Fatima Peseiro and they have two children, Susana and Vitor Hugo Peseiro.
Jose Peseiro Cars/Houses
Peseiro seems to keep his place of residence and his choice cars close to his heart – hidden away. He rarely shares any of this on any of his social media pages.
José Peseiro Social networks
Although he’s not shy about posting on his social media accounts, the Super Eagles boss only posts occasionally and keeps it strictly work-related and occasionally family-related.
Peseiro can be followed on Instagram via @josepeseirocoach and on Twitter via @JosePeseiro.
Jose Peseiro Latest News
With the Africa Cup of Nations originally scheduled for 2023 now postponed to 2024, Jose Peseiro is in talks with the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, to extend his contract after signing a one-year contract that would have expired after AFCON .