NFF Restates Eagerness To Engage Gernot Rohr As New Super Eagles CoachFeatured, Latest News, Sports Monday, August 8th, 2016
ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has once again expressed its willingness to engage the new Super Eagles Manager Mr. Gernot Rohr.
Indication to appoint the new Coach emerged last Friday.
Speaking on the new move, NFF technical committee Vice Chairman Ahmed Yusuf Fresh, indicated that his committee was impressed with Mr. Rohr’s profile and his current roles in the German Football Federation (DFB). He added it was due to this factor he was invited for exhaustive deliberations for the task.
“He was very positive, showed great interest in the job; ready and willing to live in Nigeria. He is also willing to work with indigenous Nigerian coaches and with the committee, and believes the Super Eagles can qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which is very important to the NFF” Mr. Fresh confirmed.
He added NFF would draft a contract agreement while final negotiations with the new handler would hold after prior to his take off as the senior team head Coach.
Mr. Rohr is currently working for the German FA, after being shortlisted for the similar job in Guinea last month.
Last week after his announcement, NFF President Amaju Pinnick disclosed that Rohr would be officially introduced Monday (tomorrow) to the Nigerian public.
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