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Nigeria: Nigeria Football Federation Sacks Gernot Rohr

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The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed Mr Augustine Eguavoen, at show, its Technical Director, as the Technical Adviser of the Ravishing Eagles on an intervening time basis. Right here is with instantaneous terminate and follows the termination of the relationship with Franco-German Gernot Rohr, who has been responsible of the three-time African champions for the previous 64 months and is Nigeria’s longest-serving manager.

Following a virtual assembly of the NFF Executive Committee on Sunday, it turn into once made up our minds 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 Coach).

Outmoded Nigeria captains Augustine ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu and Garba Lawal were appointed to invent technical and ambassadorial crimson meat up for the crew.

Customary Secretary of the NFF, Dr Mohammed Sanusi acknowledged: “The connection between the Nigeria Football Federation and Mr Rohr has technique to an terminate. We thank him for his companies to the Ravishing Eagles and Nigeria.

“We also must thank the Federal Ministry of Childhood and Sports activities for his or her collaboration and guidance at some level of.”

Eguavoen, a historical Nigeria captain, turn into once coach of the squad when it done in third region at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt in 2006. He turn into once on-arena captain when the Ravishing Eagles lifted the Africa Cup for the first time on away floor, in Tunisia 27 years within the past.

He’ll now do away with payment of the team as it begins preparations for the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations taking region in Cameroon Ninth January – Sixth February 2022, and unless the appointment of a substantive Head Coach.

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