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Rohr gets date to pen Super Eagles contract extension

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has disclosed that Gernot Rohr will pen a new contract next week after all details have been put together.

Collins and Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr

The 66-year-old Rohr has been in charge of three-time African champions Nigeria since 2016.

The former Niger and Gabon coach qualified the country to the 2018 World Cup in Russia and the 2019 AFCON staged in Egypt.


“The executive committee mandated the general secretary to liase with Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, with a view to concluding all matters around his new contract within the next one week,” according to a release by the NFF.

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Interestingly, the new contract extension will be for a further two years during which time Rohr is expected to qualify Nigeria for seventh World Cup appearance and the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

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