Rohr emerges the 24th highest earning World Cup coach
- Gernot Rohr is the 24th highest paid coach of the 32 World Cup coaches
- The German coach will lead the Super Eagles to Russia in the summer
- Nigeria will play alongside Argentina, Croatia, and Iceland in Group D
Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr will be the 24th highest paid coach at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
According to a report published by Dutch media outfit Zommin TV the German tactician is currently earning £436,600 per annum.
Rohr is third behind Egypt's Hector Cuper who earns £1.30m per annum and Herve Renard of Morocco who takes home £681,000.
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On the list Cuper is the 11th highest paid coach while Renard is ranked 21st. Tunisia chief coach, Nabil Maaloul, is the fourth best paid coach with £305,500 per annum.
Aliou Cisse of Senegal is the lowest-paid of the 32 coaches in Russia this summer with a £174,500 yearly pay.
Joachim Low will be the highest earner in Russia when the Germans defend their title. He earns £3.31m and he is closely followed by Brazil's Tite and Didier Deschamps of France, earn £3.02m respectively.
Spain’s Julen Lopetegui, Stanislav Cherchesov of Russia and Portugal’s Fernando Santos, Iran’s Carlos Queiroz, Gareth Southgate of England, Jorge Sampaoli of Argentina and Oscar Tabarez complete the top ten.
Nigeria will be playing in her sixth World Cup tournament and have been grouped alongside Argentina, Croatia, and Iceland.
Meanwhile NaijSports reported the how the Super Eagles were defeated 2-0 by Serbia and won the other friendly to Poland by a lone goal in last two warm-up matches played in March.
The Super Eagles will play pre-World Cup friendlies against Democratic Republic of Congo, England and the Czech Republic before the competition kicks off proper.
Here is the list of coaches and their earnings
1. Joachim Low (Germany) £3.31m
2. Tite (Brazil), Didier Deschamps (France) £3.02m
4. Julian Lopetegui (Spain) £2.58m
5. Stanislav Cherchesov (Russia) £2.21m
6. Fernando Santos (Portugal) £1.91m
7. Carlos Queiroz (Iran), Gareth Southgate (England) £1.69m
9. Jorge Sampaoli (Argentina) £1.55m
10. Oscar Tabarez (Uruguay) £1.47m
11. Hector Cuper (Egypt), Jose Peckerman (Colombia) £1.30m
13. Juan Pizzi (Saudi Arabia) £1.23m
14. Bert van Marwijk (Australia) £1.03m
15. Ricardo Gareca (Peru) £960,000
16. Juan Osorio (Mexico) £880,000
17. Age Hareide (Denmark), Akira Nishino (Japan), Roberto Martinez (Belgium) £810,000
20. Vladimir Petkovic (Switzerland) £740,000
21. Herve Renard (Morocco) £681,000
22. Helmir Hallgrimsson (Iceland) £611,000
23: Zlatko Dalic (Croatia) £478,500
24. Gernot Rohr (Nigeria) £436,600
25. Janne Andersson (Sweden), Shin Tae-yong (South Korea) £392,500
27. Hernan Gomez (Panama) £349,000
28. Nabil Maaloul (Tunisia), Oscar Ramirez (Costa Rica) £305,500
30. Mladen Krstajic (Serbia) £261,400
31. Adam Nawalka (Poland) £235,600
32. Allou Cisse (Senegal) £174,500
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