BREAKING: Gernot Rohr Roars Out of Super Eagles
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has has reached mutual termination of agreement with Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr.
Nigerian Sketch was told that the agreement was reached late Sunday.
Rohr’s disappointing outings with the Eagles have caused outcries from football fans across Nigeria, and dissatisfaction reached mounted few days ago after the team struggled to pull a draw with Cape Verde in a 2022 World Cup qualifying match.
The NFF is expected to make an official statement on Rohr’s mutual disengagement today.
NFF head, Amaju Pinnick, had earlier denied that Rohr was sacked, saying said the board is studying reports of the technical committee and department, adding that there are a number of possibilities and a procedure for disengagement.
he said “The Board of the NFF is studying the report of the Technical Committee, which it submitted after the match against Cape Verde in Lagos on Tuesday. There are a number of possibilities but we have not taken a decision to sack Gernot Rohr. I want to assure you that whatever decision is eventually taken will be one that will please the generality of Nigerians.
“Mr Rohr has a contract with the NFF and there is a procedure for disengagement. If we get to that bridge, both parties will look at the contract and see what has to be done both ways. The Super Eagles squad is a national asset and we are just fortunate to be in that space to make decisions. Any decision we take must be what will be acceptable to Nigerians from far and near,” Pinnick said.
Rohr, 68, was appointed head coach of the Super Eagles in August 2016.
The German tactician led the team to a third-place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
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