FC Porto have confirmed the appointment of former Al Ahly coach Jose Peseiro as their new manager on an 18-month contract.

He becomes the ninth man to coach the side in the last 12 seasons.

Peseiro, 55, who has coached in Greece, Romania, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and lately Egypt, comes in to replace Julen Lopetegui who was sacked 10 days ago.

The Portuguese has spent one year as assistant coach at Real Madrid in 2003/04.

The last time Porto won the Champions League was under an Jose from their country.

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