By Augustine Akhilomen
The Nigeria Football Federation has final named Gernot Rohr as the new technical adviser of the Super Eagles after agreeing a two year contract on Tuesday.
The German tacticians who will be saddled with the task of qualifying Nigeria for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, knows that he must beat the team’s opponents such as Algeria, Cameroon and Zambia for the sole ticket.
Having coached African teams such as Gabon, Niger and Burkina Faso where his biggest achievement was when he led Gabon to the quarter final of the Africa Cup of Nations in 2012.
This was confirmed via the NFF Twitter handle on Tuesday after coming to a conclusion with the Technical committee.
“ Mr. Gernot Rohr signs two-year contract to work with the NFF as Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles.”
Rohr’s first task will be an inconsequential match between the Super Eagles and Taifa Stars of Tanzania in an Africa Cup of Nation qualified in September.