Super Eagles interim head coach Austin Eguavoen has not ruled out the possibility of him being appointed as the head coach of the Super Eagles on a permanent basis according to reports. The head coach Eguavoen was placed temporarily in charge of the Super Eagles following the sack of Gernot Rohr on the eve of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
Austin Eguavoen Hopes NFF will Make his Deal with Eagles permanent
Portuguese tactician Jose Peseiro is expected to take charge of the three-time African champions after the AFCON finals in Cameroon. But the Eagles interim coach Eguavoen has, however, put himself in a good position to get the job on a permanent basis following the Super Eagles impressive form in the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon.
The former Super Eagles defender was asked at Tuesday’s press conference if he would be interested in becoming the permanent manager of the Super Eagles. He said: “If they give me the job, why not? He also said: “These questions have come many, many times, but I’m very happy with the position I occupy with the Nigeria Football Federation.”
“Yes, if they asked me for it, yes maybe, just maybe and when we get to that river, we will cross it.” The Super Eagles will take on Guinea-Bissau in their final group game on Wednesday with Peter Olayinka leading to the attacker as they are set to be the first team in the tournament to winnable three of their group games should they win.