Gernot Rohr: NFF offer German new deal with condition of living in Nigeria

Gernot Rohr: NFF offer German new deal with condition of living in Nigeria

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles coach, has reportedly been offered a new contract by his employers Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) with some conditions he must accept.

The 66-year-old has been the coach of the Super Eagles since 2016 and has led Nigeria to two big competitions which was the 2018 World Cup and 2019 Nations Cup in Egypt.

At the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Nigeria crashed out in the group stage after a 2-1 defeat to Argentina in their final group game.

And at the 2019 African Nations Cup in Egypt, the Super Eagles got to the semifinal before losing against Algeria, but went on to win the bronze medal.

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After the 2019 Nations Cup, there have been talks that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) does not want Gernot Rohr to continue, although the football house never made a statement on it.

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According to the report on Complete Sports, the Nigeria Football Federation still want Gernot Rohr to lead Super Eagles to 2022 World Cup, but must meet some conditions.

The first condition given to Rohr is that he must be living in Nigeria whether in Lagos or Abuja and will only be allowed to travel for vacation three times in a year.

For the past three years, Gernot Rohr has earned wages tax-free, but that will no longer be applied to his new contract.

Also, his selection of players for any match or competition must be approved by the NFF Technical Committee.

Earlier, had reported how Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr explained three rationales that could make him quit his current position when his contract with Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) expires in 2020.

The German made it clear that promises are not being kept by the NFF and he is not respected as he also cited organizational problems.

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Source: Legit Nigeria

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