Gernot Rohr is slightly baffled. The Nigeria Super Eagles coach has explained why his contract status is odd.
While it is well-known that the German coach is not exactly a loved figure in Nigerian media, the 66-year-old has continued with the job after AFCON 2019.
Rohr is also set to embark on the AFCON 2021 qualification road in November, but his contract is due to be up in June 2020. Meaning right in the middle of the quest.
“As is known, my current contract with the Super Eagles runs till June 2020. This ends right in the middle of the qualifying campaign for the 2021 AFCON,” Rohr said via Brila.
The man who led the Super Eagles to a third-place finish at AFCON 2019 also took the moment to express his desire to lead Nigeria forward. But that is of course on the NFF's hands.
“I have a lot I want to achieve. Big things with Nigeria. I can see what the future can produce. I hope I can work with President Pinnick (Amaju) to achieve those things. But I don’t know my situation after June 2020. We have to see what happens.”
“It’s a bit strange that I have a contract ending while I have to qualify for the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon,” concluded Rohr.
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