Former Super Eagles Coach Rohr Makes Urgent and Big Statement on Ghana National Team Job

Former Super Eagles Coach Rohr Makes Urgent and Big Statement on Ghana National Team Job

  • Gernot Rohr has explained that he is not not interested in becoming the new coach of Ghana national team
  • The former Super Eagles gaffer stated that it will not be proper for him to take the job and face Nigeria
  • Ghana national team and Nigeria are set to go head to head in the 2022 final World Cup qualifiers in March

Former Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has turned his back to reports linking him with the vacant Ghana senior national team coaching job following the sacking of Milovan Rajevac.

The Ghanaian Football Association were livid with their national team elimination at the ongoing 2021 African Cup of Nations where they crashed out in the Group stage.

Ghana were tipped before the competition to succeed in Cameroon, but Milovan Rajevac and his wards failed to impress and suffered the consequences.

Gernot Rohr and Yobo
Former Super Eagles coach Rohr and Yobo in action. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi
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And since Milovan Rajevac was dismissed, many coaches including Gernot Rohr have been linked with the job ahead of the final World Cup qualifiers against Nigeria.

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Nigerian Football Federation decided to give coach Augustine Eguavoen the chance to lead the Super Eagles to Cameroon for AFCON 2021, but him and his wards crashed out in the round of 16.

According to the latest report on Complete Sports and The Nation, Gernot Rohr explained that he cannot work against Nigeria thereby dismissing speculation for Ghana job.

Gernot Rohr's reaction to Ghana coaching job

“I don’t have any agent and nobody is intensifying my candidature to coach Ghana. Of course, some countries contacted and not me contacting them.
“It would be difficult for me to fight against my former team.''

CAF approves Moshood Abiola stadium for Nigeria versus Ghana World Cup playoffs

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Confederation of African Football gave the go-ahead for the newly renovated Moshood Abiola stadium to host Nigeria’s crucial World Cup playoffs against Ghana.

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Nigeria and Ghana were paired together for the final round of the World Cup qualifiers with the Black Stars to host the first leg on March 23 while the Super Eagles host the reverse fixture on March 29.

Both nations had a disastrous AFCON outing in Cameroon and will be seeking redemption by booking a spot to the World Cup to be hosted in Qatar in November 2022.

CAF officials had inspected the pitch a few weeks ago and have now given their approval of the Abuja stadium to host the crucial clash.