Gernot Rohr is now the new coach and technical adviser of the Super Eagles.
The German has signed a 2-year-deal to manage the team.
Rohr’s appointment was confirmed by the Nigeria Football Federation and the Super Eagles via their Twitter handles.
BREAKING: Mr. Gernot Rohr signs two-year contract to work with the NFF as Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles.
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) August 9, 2016
German Gernot Rohr signs two-year contract to work with the NFF as Technical Adviser of the @NGSuperEagles.
— 🇳🇬 Super Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) August 9, 2016
Rohr is expected to live in Nigeria during his contract and is saddled with qualifying the team for the World Cup in Russia in 2018.
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