Gernot Rohr, new Super Eagles Technical adviser

Report has it that , German technician , Germot Rohr has been confirmed by the NFF as Super Eagles Head coach. He is expected today along side two his aids to finalize the three years contract. And he would also be present for Sunday  NPFL match between Ikorodu united and Sunshine stars at the Agege Stadium.

NFF president, Amaju Pinnick confirms he will be unveiled by Monday in Abuja to the public.

The 63 years old, Gernot Rohr is a German manager and former footballer. He is currently undergoing development programmes for the German football association.

In 1996, he managed Girondins Bordeaux to the UEFA Cup final, where they lost to Bayern Munich over two legs, 0–2 away and 1–3 at home. Bordeaux’s run to the final included a famous 3–0 win over AC Milan in the quarter-finals. From October 1998 until April 1999 he was sports director of Eintracht Frankfurt.


Rohr was fired by Étoile Sportive du Sahel following a third-place finish in the league, outside of the 2010 CAF Champions League places, on 15 May 2009.

On 9 June 2009, he was named as the new head coach of the Ligue 2 team FC Nantes, his contract running till 30 June 2011.

On 3 December 2009, he was fired by FC Nantes and replaced by Jean-Marc Furlan.

On 21 February 2010, Rohr replaced French coach Alain Giresse at the helm of the Gabon national football team.

He became manager of Niger national football team in September 2012.He resigned in October 2014.

On 22 December 2015, he was sacked by Burkina Faso national football team as manager.

He has promised to live in Nigeria as he works here.



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