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NFF Extends Super Eagles Coach’s Contract By Two years

Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Genort Rohr, has extended his contract by two years, with the Nigeria national team, which will keep him at the team till after the World Cup.

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick on Monday confirmed the new deal that would tie Rohr to Nigeria till 2020 but did not give the financial details of the new contract.

According to Pinnick, there was the need to give Rohr a new contract having performed creditably well.

He also said NFF decided to sign a new two-year contract with Coach Rohr to stop other teams from taking him away in case Nigeria ‘wins the World Cup’.

“Our target is to be the first African nation to win the World Cup. We have young players that can do it. Rohr is not only building a team of today, he is building a future team,” he said.

Rohr, 64, signed an initial two-year deal in July 2016 with the provision of an extension if he qualified the country to Russia 2018.

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