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Guardiola Make Case For His Longest Serving Assistant To Be Made New Super Eagles Coach

The coach of English Premier League champions Manchester City Pep Guardiola has thrown his weight behind one of his longest serving assistant Domenec Torrent to be made the new coach of the senior national team of Nigeria, reports....CONTINUE READING

Torrent was among the over 40 foreign coaches who applied for the role of the coach of the Super Eagles following the exit of Jose Peseiro upon the expiration of his contract at the end of last month.

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61 year old Torrent worked with Guardiola at Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City winning the Spanish LaLiga title, the UEFA Champions League, the English Premier League, The Bundesliga and lot of domestic titles.

As a matter of fact in the 11 years he spent working with Pep. The teams they managed won a combined 24 trophies much more than any pair of coaches in the period under review.

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He had a short spell coaching New York City in the MLS and Brazilian side Flamengo. As at 2022 he was the head coach of Turkish side Galatasaray, and he fancies his chances of getting the Nigerian job using his time with Pep who once described him as a very clever and detailed coach.

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As first called by ScoreNigeria, the CV of the coach which has the Manchester City boss as one of his referees is weighing a lot in his favour, although the technical committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are wary of his little or no knowledge of managing national teams, particularly an African side.