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Peseiro not the right man to lead Super Eagles – Gara-Gombe

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Ahmed Gara-Gombe, the former chairman of Gombe United Football Association, has expressed the opinion that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) made a significant error in appointing Jose Peseiro as the head coach of the Super Eagles.

Peseiro has faced widespread criticism for the team’s poor performance and results since taking charge, notably during the disappointing start to the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers with two draws against Lesotho and Zimbabwe.

To secure his position, the Portuguese coach has been given the mandate to win the upcoming 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. However, Gara-Gombe believes that Peseiro, who previously managed Venezuela and Saudi Arabia, is not adequately qualified to lead the Super Eagles.

According to Gara-Gombe, the decision to hire Peseiro was one of the biggest mistakes in the history of Nigerian football. He highlighted the lack of a distinct pattern or style of play for the team under Peseiro’s management, resulting in struggles to secure victories. Gara-Gombe criticized the team’s current approach, referring to it as a “cut and paste strategy” and a “wobble and fumble strategy.”

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Euro 2024: Ronaldo sets new record as Portugal crush Turkey 3-0

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Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo made history again as his team triumphed 3-0 over Turkey at Euro 2024 on Saturday.

Bernardo Silva and Bruno Fernandes scored, with an own goal by Samet Akaydin, securing a straightforward victory.

Ronaldo assisted Fernandes in scoring the final goal, tapping into an empty net.

This assist marked the 39-year-old’s seventh in the competition, adding another record to his impressive collection.

The victory ensured Roberto Martinez’s team advanced to the last-16 as group winners.

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Aguero set to make return to football

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Former Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has announced that he is on the verge of returning to football as a club owner. Aguero, however, declined to disclose the name of the club.

The 36-year-old made this revelation during a recent conversation with Argentine streamer Coscu, whose real name is Martin Perez Disalvo.

When asked about his interest in returning to football as a manager, the former Barcelona star replied, “The truth is that I’m considering getting involved in a football club as an owner. I’m not going to reveal which club it is, but I believe we are on the right track. I enjoy being able to manage, to help the club progress, and to build a strong team and staff.”

Aguero retired from professional football in 2021 after being diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat, just days after being hospitalized.

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EPL: Ex-Arsenal player, Kevin Campbell is dead

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Arsenal announced on Saturday that their former player, Kevin Campbell, has passed away at the age of 54.

Campbell, a striker, played for the Gunners, Nottingham Forest, and Everton.

Throughout his nearly 20-year career, he scored 148 goals in 542 club appearances.

“Everyone at Everton is deeply saddened by the death of our former striker Kevin Campbell at the age of just 54.

“Not just a true Goodison Park hero and icon of the English game, but an incredible person as well – as anyone who ever met him will know. RIP, Super Kev,” an Everton statement read.

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After retiring from playing in May 2007, Campbell went on to have a successful career in the media.

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