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‘We Reached All Targets’: Rohr Criticises NFF For Firing Him

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Rohr maintains there was once no justification for sacking him.Gernot Rohr has criticised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for sacking him as the Astronomical Eagles coach, declaring that the crew’s efficiency below him was once no longer below expectations.

The German, who’s Nigeria’s longest-serving coach, was once fired earlier within the week following some unconvincing outcomes with the 1994 African champions.

However the coach has faulted the pass, insisting that he met all targets negate by the NFF upon his appointment in 2016.

“It was once no longer main to complete this so shut to AFCON,” he educated ESPN, announcing the crew had potentialities to attain more objectives of their remaining two fits – in opposition to Sierra Leone and Cape Verde but had been unpleasant.

“After what the crew did, and after what the crew had achieved with [reaching] the targets… but it came about, and we are life like of us.”

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‘Shut To AFCON’File photo: Nigeria’s gamers line up earlier than the 2022 Qatar World Cup African qualifiers neighborhood 3 football match between Nigeria and Central Africa Republic on the Teslim Balogun Stadium, in Surulere in Lagos Assert, on October 7, 2021. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFPAccording to him, the Astronomical Eagles had was better since he took payment, citing the crew’s improved FIFA ranking.

Rohr acknowledged that he has constructed a reliable crew since 2016 and tipped them for glory in subsequent year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon.

“Everybody knows that we are shut to the AFCON, and I deem this crew need to calm grab it which implies that crew is constructed to grab fits, main fits, decisive fits,” he added.

Beyond his sacking and the crew’s efficiency, Rohr moreover refuted claims by the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, that he had misplaced the dressing room.

He claimed that the football body had been planning to sack him over a year ago. This, he acknowledged, was once the motive they introduced in Austin Eguavoen to was a fraction of his crew.

“The dressing room was once 100% late me,” Rohr well-liked and hoped that “this might per chance moreover be 100% late the new coach [Eguavoen]”.


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