Super Eagles Coach Rohr Gets Pay rise from NFF

 

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles Coach has been given a pay rise by the Nigeria Football Federation in the new contract offer made to him who guided Nigeria through a seamless World Cup qualification campaign.

 

Coach Rohr has already signed the contract that will see him in charge of the Super Eagles beyond 2019.

 

“We offered him a new contract which he has accepted. They are going about the documentation now. His contract expires after the World Cup but we have offered him another two years with a slight pay increase. He has radiated being that father figure for the team and has made the players understand that if ‘I lead well, you guys will follow well.’ The team spirit is what has been counting for us on and off the field.”

 

“He has been able to instill in the boys a sense of patriotism, a sense of discipline, and he’s been able to show them that if you are not disciplined then you cannot make an impact. Gernot has been exceptional as a coach,” Pinnick said.

 

He also paid tribute to Nigeria Captain John Mikel Obi, saying that he is super and has carried the team so well and they believe in him.”

 

“We are very happy with what we have been able to mould together because it is very rare in Nigeria. In the past, you’ve had several leaders in the Super Eagles but now we have just one Super Eagles. The team spirit is what has been counting for us on the field and off the field.”

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Author: Marylou