Super Eagles Head Coach Jose Paseiro will on Saturday 25th June 2022 attend the NPFL Matchday 35 clash between Akwa United Fc and Plateau United at the Godswill Akpabio international stadium Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
Paseiro will have the opportunity to watch Super Eagles goalkeeper Adewale Adeyinka who is expected to replace Uche Okafor in goal for Akwa United Fc following his return from international duty.
Aside Adeyinka who has worked with the Portuguese Manager already, other players will also have an opportunity to impress the Super Eagles Head Coach and possibly earn a call up to the National team when they regroup in September.
Paseiro will have a look at the facilities at the Godswill Akpabio International stadium Uyo a venue reported to have a better playing turf than the Moshood Abiola international stadium Abuja where the Portuguese gaffer took charge of his first competitive Super Eagles game vs Sierra Leone.
Jose Paseiro will be attending his second NPFL game when he arrives for the game on Saturday. The Portuguese was a guest at the Kwara Sports Complex on Sunday 19th June 2022 when Junior Lukosa’s first half strike helped Kwara United to a 1-0 win over Sunshine Stars on Matchday 34.
Current NPFL Champions Akwa United Fc will be hoping to get back to winning ways after a 3-1 loss to neighbors Dakkada Fc on Matchday 34. The Promise Keepers are 8th on the standings 13 points behind their visitors Plateau United who sit in second place with 61 points from 34 matches.
Plateau United suffered a huge blow their NPFL title chase with a 1-1 draw vs Gombe United in Jos on Sunday. Coach Fidelis Illechukwu and his charges will have to win in Uyo to deny Rivers United the chance to be crowned Champions of the league on Sunday 26th June 2022 in Port Harcourt.
The prescence of the Super Eagles Head Coach will make the Akwa United Fc vs Plateau United game even more interesting.