Former Nigerian forward, Victor Ikpeba has disclosed that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have shortlisted notable names like Laurent Blanc, Phillip Cocu and Ernesto Valverde, and ex-Porto boss, José Peseiro for the Super Eagles managerial job.
Ikpeba made this known in a interview with Channels Television on Tuesday.
The former Monaco striker stated that the list of seven candidates was trimmed to four by the Technical Committee, which has forwarded its recommendations to the Executive Committee of the NFF.
“We have about six, seven foreign managers that applied, the names are all out but some of them were not mentioned,” the Atlanta Olympic gold medalist told Channels TV.
“We looked at the profiles and we decided three, four of the foreign managers we take it to the Executive Committee of the NFF Board to decide.
“Ernesto Valverde, Laurent Blanc, Phillip Cocu and José Peseiro applied for the Super Eagles job and based on their profile they were shortlisted,” he said.
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