Monday, August 8, 2016

New Super Eagles boss, Gernot Rohr willing to live in Nigeria – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has revealed that Gernot Rohr, has agreed to live in Nigeria, after he is unveiled as the new coach of the Super Eagles.
Rohr, 63, is set to be named Sunday Oliseh’s successor this week.

“The committee was impressed with Mr. Rohr’s profile and current activities for the German Football Federation (DFB), so we invited him to Nigeria for exhaustive deliberations,” Ahmed Yusuf Fresh, vice chairman of the technical committee, said.




“He was very positive, showed great interest in the job and is 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.”

Rohr has previously coached Gabon and Burkina Faso on the continent.

He also coached several clubs including Nantes, Etoile du Sahel, Nice, Ajjaccio, Young Boys and Bordeaux.

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