Coach Gernot Rohr have concluded all contractual discussion and will stay on as Super Eagles manager, NFF President, Mr Amaju Pinnick announced.
Following months of uncertainty surrounding the future of the Franco-German manager of Nigeria senior national team, Mr Gernot Rohr, the President of the Nigeria football Federation Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick via his official twitter handle announced that the German tactician have concluded all contractual discussion to stay on as Super Eagles Manager.
In his series of tweet earlier today Wednesday 27th of May, 2020, “I’m happy to announce that the @thenff and Coach Gernot Rohr have concluded all contractual discussions and he will stay on as Coach of the Super Eagles. We have always had confidence in his abilities and we are confident that the national team can only go higher from here,” he twitted.
“We can now focus on qualifying for the World Cup and winning the Nations Cup. In truth, these are sacrosanct and Coach Rohr is aware of these conditions. Like the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development has rightly noted; we are uncompromising in these goals.
“..times and I cannot stress enough, how much of a rock they have been.
Thank you, AITEO.
“With the distraction of the contract talks out of the way now, we can now face our football on the pitch, totally. Again, I never lost confidence in Gernot Rohr’s ability …to take our football forward and I’m convinced our football will only get better from here on”.
The German gaffer who’s contract was due to expire this June is set to pen down a Two and a half year contract in the coming days.