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On Tuesday NFF or The Nigeria Football federation, reported that Gernot Rohr had already signed a beneficial two-year contract as a Super Eagles' recent technical adviser of Nigeria.
The NFF announcement appeared in only two days after the development and technical committee presented the German tactician as new preferred candidate for the Super Eagles vacant job.
On Saturday the NFF’s TDC (Technical and Development Committee) has already met Rohr to recommend his candidature for this job to the Executive Board. Super Eagles news Ahmed Yusuf Fresh, who is the vice-chairman of Committee, told the team was convinced of suitability of the former German defender for this work after an extremely long session with him personally in Abuja.
He said that Mr. Rohr had the confidence and also character to lead the Super Eagles to brand new heights of excellence. He added that this person had deep knowledge of both North African and sub-Saharan regions and truly surprised the committee.
Sunday Oliseh, who quitted on 26th February, citing a lot of acts of different contract violation, will be replaced by the 63-year-old man from Germany. Rohr’s appointment can hopefully put to true end the terrible embarrassment, which was caused by NFF’s Paul Le Guen naming as a new technical adviser, but only for the Frenchman to turn down the proposition.
Gernot In France Gernot Rohr played for Bordeaux, he was a defender, and then he became a coach, led his team to the 1996 UEFA Cup final, however there they lost to Munich Bayern.
Rohr, who agreed to live in our country, is expected to start his official career on October 3 with the Super Eagles’ battle against Zambia in qualifying for the World Cup in 2018. Nigeria appeared in the same group with Cameroon, Zambia and Algeria in the World Cup 2018 qualifying in Russia.
The changes in Nigeria sport are happening all the time. Does it mean that soon we will have a lot of champions? We will see!
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