The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has extended the contract of the coach of Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr. This was made known on Wednesday by the NFF president, Amaju Pinnick.
NFF President speaking via his twitter handle twitter, “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”.
Speaking on the ability of Gernot Rohr, he said NFF is resting assured with the coach performance as it is capable of springing the Nigeria Football team to the desired level.
While speaking on the implication of the contract extension on NFF and the supper eagles, he noted that the new deal will enable the coach to concentrate on developing football in Nigeria.
“We have always had confidence in his abilities and we are confident that the national team can only go higher from here”, Pinnick said.
Pinnick said, “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.
“Hopefully, our lives will get back to normal soon and these trying times will be behind us.”
Rohr’s contract is due to expire in June and negotiation has been ongoing for months as regards him coaching.