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Peseiro shifts attention to Portugal match

Head coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles Jose Peseiro says he cannot wait to see his side do battle against his own country, Portugal.

Peseiro’s side have a friendly lined up against the former European champions in Lisbon on November 17.

The Eagle from Nigeria lost 2-1 to the Desert Foxes of Algeria in a friendly at the Miloud Hadefi Stadium, Oran on Tuesday night.

The gaffer told NFF TV that” I am happy to play against Portugal. It is my country”.

“We will do a good match.

“I hope the players who are injured recover (in time for this match).

“I will choose the best players, but I hope no big injuries in the team.”

Super Eagles have not won in their last five matches.

Writing by Tersoo Nicholas, Editing by Omotola Oguneye