Jose Peseiro has defended Emmanuel Dennis who has come below heavy criticism by enthusiasts and media after lacking a penalty in Nigeria’s 4- hefty reduction to Portugal in a friendly game on Thursday.

Emmanuel Dennis who was a 2nd-fifty percent substitute in the welcoming activity at the Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon on Thursday took the ball to consider the spot kick less than 4 minutes after coming on.

Paul Onuachu the designated taker at Genk was observing telling Dennis to launch the ball, and captain William Troost-Ekong also informed him to fall the ball.

Coach Jose Peseiro was also observed shouting an instruction but Emmanuel Dennis refused all the warnings, took the location kick, and missed it.

Emmanuel Dennis missed the penalty in the 81st minute and Nigeria missed the likelihood to lower the scoreline to 2-1 and Goncalo Ramos and Joao Mario scored Portugal’s 3rd and 4th in the 82nd and 84th minutes.

But coach Jose Peseiro stated anyone can miss a penalty and that it is his career to protect his players.

“One point about that I converse to my players, in my nationwide group, in my team, no just one player can consider the penalty.

“He skipped the penalty he missed, okay upcoming time he can educate perfectly and shoot the penalty.

“We want to defend our players, I have to have to defend our players which gamers really don’t skip a penalty in the earth until finally right now.

“Every participant can miss out on a penalty it was Dennis currently alright, he has my perfection,” Peseiro explained to NFFTV.

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