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NFF appoints Eguavoen period in-between Orderly Eagles boss, sacks Rohr

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed Augustine Eguavoen, currently its Technical Director, because the Technical Adviser of the Orderly Eagles on an period in-between foundation.

An announcement by Ademola Olajire, NFF’s Director of Communications on Sunday acknowledged the appointment become as soon as with immediate lift out and followed the termination of the relationship with Franco-German Gernot Rohr.

The Info Company of Nigeria (NAN) experiences that Rohr, unless his sacking, become as soon as accountable of the three –time African champions for the previous 64 months and Nigeria’s longest–serving manager.

The observation acknowledged the determination to sack Rohr and appoint Eguavoen on an period in-between foundation become as soon as taken at some level of a virtual meeting of the NFF Govt Committee on Sunday.

“It become as soon as firm that Eguavoen will work with Salisu Yusuf (Chief Coach); Paul Aigbogun (Assistant Coach); Joseph Yobo (Assistant Coach); Dr Terry Eguaoje (Assistant Coach) and Aloysius Agu (Goalkeeper Trainer).

“Used Nigeria captains Augustine ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu and Garba Lawal have been appointed to fabricate technical and ambassadorial strengthen for the crew,” it acknowledged.

Olajire quoted Total Secretary of the NFF Mohammed Sanusi as announcing that the relationship between the NFF and Mr Rohr had technique to an conclude.

“We thank him for his services to the Orderly Eagles and Nigeria.

“We additionally wish to thank the Federal Ministry of Formative years and Sports for its collaboration and guidance within the route of,” Sanusi become as soon as quoted as announcing.

Eguavoen, a primitive Nigeria captain, become as soon as coach of the squad when it performed in third achieve at the Africa Cup of Countries in Egypt in 2006.

He become as soon as on-enviornment captain when the Orderly Eagles lifted the Africa Cup for the predominant time on away ground, in Tunisia 27 years within the past.

“He’ll now snatch charge of the group because it begins preparations for the 33rd Africa Cup of Countries taking achieve in Cameroon from Jan. 9 to Feb. 6, 2022, and unless the appointment of a substantive head coach,” the observation added.

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