NFF: No New Contract For Rohr Yet

NFF: No New Contract For Rohr Yet

By Bamidele Boluwaji: The Nigeria Football Federation have denied the report that Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr’s contract has been extended by two years shortly after he led Nigeria to beat Zambia 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier played in Uyo on Saturday, reports.

The former Burkina Faso handler, who was contracted last year by the Nigeria Football Federation, has his contract covering both the 2018 World Cup and 2019 AFCON qualifiers and has only spent a year and few months on the job.

Reacting to the reports, spokesman of the FA, Ademola Olajire, told “There was nothing like contract extension and I don’t know where the news came from.

“If there is going to be contract extension, definitely the media will be carried along and it will not be a secret thing.

“We are happy with the good job he is doing in the Super Eagles and also commend him for the World Cup ticket.”

The Super Eagles sealed their third straight World Cup Spot after Saturday’s victory over Zambia.


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  • But i think NFF should have extended his contact to motivate him to work harder.

  • Hmmmm, NFF, hope u guys are not trying to play politics

  • Siasia is better than that rohr

    • Hahahaha.. You dont know how to read the game… Siasia, Oliseh and Eguavon including Keshi are clueless when teams come here and play them deffensive counter attacking football. Rorr has stop that for now. Rorr is the best. Nigeria is too slow and we still pay slow football.

  • That’s what they should have done, b4 now