Legendary Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho has called on his compatriot Jose Peseiro to make history in Sunday’s AFCON 2023 final between Nigeria and hosts Côte d’Ivoire on Sunday.
Peseiro has managed to prove his doubters wrong as he guided the Eagles to the final of this year’s tournament.
After a disappointing Group A opener with Equatorial Guinea, Peseiro’s side have gone on a five-game winning run, conceding just two goals.
Standing before Peseiro and the Eagles is the Ivory Coast, who only managed to qualify to the knockout stage as one of the four third best teams.
If the Eagles beat Côte d’Ivoire, Peseiro will become the first-ever Portuguese coach to win the AFCON.
Ahead of the big clash Mourinho in a video on X said:”My best friend in football is in the final,