NFF Sacks Rohr, Appoints Eguavoen As Interim Coach

NFF Sacks Rohr, Appoints Eguavoen As Interim Coach


Gernot Rohr has ben sacked as Tremendous Eagles coach and ex-player and coach Augustine Eguavoen has been named interim coach.

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Rohr & Eguavoen

Gernot Rohr, the prolific German tactician, has been sacked as Tremendous Eagles coach, and ex-player and coach Augustine Eguavoen has been named interim coach.

The Nigerian Soccer Federation made the announcement on Sunday, December twelfth, 2021, that they’d determined to axe the German coach, after a number of specualtions had initially gone spherical about his sacking.

Rohr, who has been in command of the Nigerian soccer group for 5 years, helped the three-time African champions qualify for the 2021 African Cup of Nations, however that appeared to not be sufficient for the NFF.

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With lower than a month to go to the graduation of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations the place the Tremendous Eagles will face Egypt, Sudan, and Guinea-Bissau, Rohr has been sacked and changed with a well-known face, Augustine Eguaveon, who takes over as an interim coach.

Eguavoen will now lead Nigeria to the 2021 AFCON hosted by Cameroun and he will likely be assisted by Salisu Yusuf (chief coach), Paul Aigbogun (assistant coach), Joseph Yobo (assistant coach); Terry Eguaoje (assistant coach) and Aloysius Agu (goalkeeper coach). Former Nigeria captains Austin Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu, and Garba Lawal will present technical and ambassadorial help for the crew.

The axed Rohr at the moment has a file of 28 wins out of 54 matches with Nigeria, and he’s essentially the most capped coach within the nationwide group’s historical past.

Eguavoen, an ex-player, was the group captain when the Tremendous Eagles lifted the Africa Cup for the primary time in Tunisia 27 years in the past. He additionally coached the Tremendous Eagles on the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, the place they clinched a bronze medal.

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