Gernot Rohr 63 year old ex- coach of Gabon, Burkina Faso, Nantes, Nice and Bordeaux respectively
German tactician Germot Rohr will pilot the Super Eagles.
Gernot Rohr, will be unveiled on Monday in Abuja by the Nigeria Football Federation as its new technical adviser.
Nationsport gathered that Rohr may meet with members of the Technical Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in Abuja to consumate the contract that will last for three years
According to Sporting Sun, the German and two of his assistants will arrive Nigeria on Saturday after agreeing to the NFF terms which include living in Nigeria and qualifying the county for the next World Cup.
Germot Rohr would sign a contract with the NFF on Monday after watching the NPFL game between Ikorodu United and 3sc of Ibadan on Sunday at the Onikan stadium , Lagos.
Explaining why they went for Rohr, NFF president Amaju Pinnick said;
“The factors we considered are his experience and pedigree, the fact that he understands the African terrain and speaks good English . Communication won’t be a problem and he is a very knowledgeable coach”
Rohr will on Monday be introduced to the public as the new Super Eagles Technical Adviser and he is expected to work with Salisu Yusuf, Imama Amapakabo, Enugu Rangers chief coach and goalkeeper trainer with Nasarawa United, former Eagles’ goalkeeper Aloy Agu.
Super Eagles will begin their Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers campaign in October against Zambia
Nigeria has been paired against Zambia, Algeria and Cameroon and only one country will automatically qualify to the World Cup.