New Super Eagles Head Coach Jose Paseiro was live at the Kwara State Sports complex to watch Kwara United take on Sunshine Stars in a NPFL Matchday 34 clash on Sunday 19th June 2022.
The Portuguese Manager in fulfilment of his contractual obligations will regularly be guest at NPFL match venues throughout his stay as Super Eagles coach.
Paseiro himself has been particular about the monitoring and rating of home based players on international duty. The home based lads had on May 29, 2022 received a delightful mention for their performance in Paseiro’s Super Eagles bow vs Mexico.
The Portuguese gaffer wrote on his social media handles ” Although we didn’t win last night, I am very proud of the boys. The team showed character and resilience. A special mention to the 4 NPFL players who had the chance to debut with the national team. Welcome!. ”
With the welcome remark comes a new window of Opportunity for NPFL players who will find favour in the sight of Jose Paseiro . Some will have opportunity to prove their worth when he visits their match venues while the video option has and will be used to good effect.
Now is the opportunity to win his heart and prove there are good players in the NPFL who can match their foreign based counterparts for the privilege of call-ups to represent the country .
Jose Paseiro watched his first game of the season this weekend. Paseiro was in the stands in Illorin as Junior Lokosa scored in the 29th minute to secure a narrow 1-0 win for homers Kwara United .
The first of what the Nigerian Football Federation in understanding with Portuguese will be a routine throughout Paseiro’s stay as Head coach of the Super Eagles.
Watching Nigerian Professional Football League matches live will amongst other things afford Jose Paseiro first hand assessment of the Home based players . This will help rid sentimental choices and ensure only the very best are given call-ups per time.
There will be a rise in the number of foreign scouts leading to even better foreign contracts for the home based players abroads. Don’t forget Paseiro has a rich network of football contacts .
Also, Jose Paseiro’s prescence at NPFL match venues will open new marketing opportunities to league thus making the league more attractive to prospective investors.
This are early days but there abound positive signs to believe the home based stars will benefit from the reign of Jose Paseiro as Super Eagles Head Coach.