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Published On: Fri, Jul 19th, 2019
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NFF will not Sack Rohr – Pinnick

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Despite the hues and cries by many Nigerians to the Nigeria Football Federation NFF to relieve Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr of is duties, there are indications that the federation might not bow to the pressure as the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick has stated that the German coach will not be sacked.

Mr Pinnick in series of tweets with respected Nigerian said the Federation had no plan to relieve Rohr of his duties despite the Super Eagles crashing out in the semi-final stage of the AFCON

The former Delta State FA chairman said Rohr has met the target set for him by the Federation, despite some rocky and difficult moments they’ve had together, adding that the Franco-German is a good coach by all standards.

“Gernot Rohr will not be sacked as Super Eagles coach. He will remain in the job. I have complete confidence in him. Gernot has taken us to the semi-final, the target we set for him…

“Right now, we have a third-place match to play for and we intend to have our team leave Egypt with honours,” Pinnick

“There are some people that have been calling on me and the federation to sack Gernot. But I am not going to do that. In fact, Gernot is going on a refresher training period with FC Bayern Munich, after the AFCON,” he tweeted.


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