Gernot Rohr Sacked As Super Eagles Coach, Appoints Eguavoen As Interim Coach

The Nigeria Soccer Federation has sacked Gernot Rohr as the technical adviser of the Super Eagles by the Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF).

This was confirmed in an announcement shared on the official web site of the NFF, which disclosed that Augustine Eguavoen has been appointed as the interim coach of the Super Eagles.

The assertion launched by Mohammed Sanusi, general secretary of the NFF learn;

“The Nigeria Soccer Federation has appointed Mr Augustine Eguavoen, at the moment its Technical Director, as the Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles on an interim basis. That is with rapid effect, and follows the termination of the relationship with Franco-German Gernot Rohr, who has been in command of the three–time African champions for the previous 64 months, and is Nigeria’s longest–serving manager.

“Following a digital assembly of the NFF Government Committee on Sunday, it was determined that Eguavoen will work with Salisu Yusuf (Chief Coach); Paul Aigbogun (Assistant Coach); Joseph Yobo (Assistant Coach); Dr Terry Eguaoje (Assistant Coach) and Aloysius Agu (Goalkeeper Coach). Former Nigeria captains Augustine ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu and Garba Lawal have been appointed to supply technical and ambassadorial assist for the crew.

“The connection between the Nigeria Football Federation and Mr Rohr has come to an end. We thank him for his services to the Super Eagles and Nigeria.

“We additionally need to thank the federal ministry of youth and sports activities for his or her collaboration and steerage all by way of.”

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