The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has confirmed the contract extension of Gernot Rohr to continue as the head coach of the Super Eagles.
Amaju who made the confirmation through his Twitter account revealed that under the new agreement, Gernot Rohr is expected to win the next African Cup of Nations as well as lead the team to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
He said the football body is confident that the coach would fulfill his part of the contract by achieving the set goals.
“I’m happy to announce that the @thenff and Coach Gernot Rohr have concluded all contractual discussions and he will stay on as Coach of the Super Eagles. We have always had confidence in his abilities and we are confident that the national team can only go higher from here.” Amaju tweeted.
He continues “We can now focus on qualifying for the World Cup and winning the Nations Cup. In truth, these are sacrosanct and Coach Rohr is aware of these conditions. Like the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development has rightly noted; we are uncompromising in these goals.”