Nigerian Football Federation, NFF President Amaju Pinnick has confirmed that a deal has been concluded with German coach Gernot Rohr to continue as Super Eagles coach.
This comes a few days after Rohr himself revealed that he had signed a two and half year deal.
“I am happy to announce that the NFF and Coach Gernot Rohr have concluded all contractual discussions and he will stay on as the coach of the Super Eagles”, Amaju Pinnick, President of the NFF, said in a statement on Wednesday.
“We can now concentrate on qualifying for the World Cup and winning the Nations Cup. These are sacrosanct and Coach Rohr is aware of these conditions.” Pinnick added.
Rohrs contract was set expire on in June 2020 but The German recently said he agreed to continue working with NFF.
“Yes, I can confirm that we found an agreement with NFF to continue our collaboration for two and half years,” Rohr told the Cable.
“I am proud of the confidence shown by NFF, it is rare to work in the same national team for more than six years.
“Our team has a good future, our players have discipline and the staff is working in the same spirit.”
“Yes, we want to go to the next Afcon and do very well there. And we want to start the World Cup qualifiers well and participate in Qatar with good results there,” he continued.
“I am happy to continue with the squad we built together since 4 years. Stability is important for progress and complicity.
“There is still big work to do. With the commitment of the players and the support of the fans, we will able to do great things.”