Nigeria appoint Gernot Rohr as Technical Adviser

The Nigeria Football Federation have confirmed the appointment Gernot Rohr as the technical adviser of Super Eagles,The confirmation was made via an official statement from the NFF.

The 63 year old German will work alongside Salisu Yusuf, who was named as the NFF’s head coach in July.

I am enthusiastic to get to work,” Rohr said.

 “This is a big challenge because Nigeria has big players everywhere and has the ability to do well internationally.

“I have a German heart — the heart of a winner. I have confidence that with the right atmosphere and the right support, the Super Eagles have the capacity not only to qualify for the FIFA World Cup, but get to the latter stages of the competition.”
Officials also confirmed that Coach Rohr is scheduled to embark on VIP scouting immediately, which includes flying to Spain to watch the NPFL All-Stars play against Atletico Madrid and Malaga in Cadiz on Friday, in the Trofoe Carranza tournament.