Rohr Attacks The NFF Chiefs Over His Sacking as Super Eagles Coach

Rohr Attacks The NFF Chiefs Over His Sacking as Super Eagles Coach

Ibitoye Shittu
  • Gernot Rohr has attacked the Nigerian Football Federation chiefs for how he was sacked as Super Eagles coach
  • The German blamed the NFF leaders for how he was sent out of the Super Eagles one month to 2021 AFCON
  • Super Eagles are currently without an head coach ahead of their two friendly games against Mexico and Ecuador

Former Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has slammed the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) chiefs over how he was sacked one month to the start of the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon.

The German manager qualified the Super Eagles for the 2021 African Cup of Nations, but he was later dismissed with the NFF chiefs claiming that he lost the control of the dressing room.

Austin Eguavoen was then appointed as interim coach of the Super Eagles for the 2021 African Cup of Nations, but the Nigerian team crashed out in the round of 16 losing to Tunisia.

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles, NFF.
Gernot Rohr attacks the NFF chiefs over his sacking as Super Eagles coach
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NFF still gave Eguavoen the chance to be in charge of the 2022 World Cup play-offs, but the lost the ticket to the Black Stars of Ghana.

According to the report on Pulse, Gernot Rohr explained that the Nigerian Football Federation eggheads were not professional enough on how they fired him.

Gernot Rohr's reaction about his sacking

"I think that NFF was unfair and unprofessional. They destroyed a family and a good chance to go to the World Cup.''

Has Gernot Rohr gotten another job?

Ever since the 68-year-old was sacked as the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has not gotten another job even though he was linked with Ghana national team.

Osimhen snubs Arsenal, Man Utd, names the club he will play for next season

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Victor Osimhen confirmed his readiness to remain at Italian giants Napoli for many years thereby snubbing move to the Premier League in the coming summer.

There have been speculation surrounding the future of Victor Osimhen at Napoli with the Nigerian striker being linked with a move to Arsenal, Manchester United and even PSG.

Since joining Napoli, the Nigerian striker has established himself as one of the best youngsters in the world and has become target for many clubs.

According to the confirmation posted by Journalist Romano, Victor Osimhen explained that he is not leaving Napoli claiming that he wants to win the title in Italy.