Rohr Reveals Eagles Stay Over Several Offers

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has revealed he made the choice to stay on as head coach after the recently concluded FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia despite several offers from elsewhere.

The Franco-German tactician further said that his desire to respect his contract with Nigeria influenced his decision.

He was speaking during a press conference held in Lagos to unveil the Super Eagles squad for the upcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier at Seychelles.

In his words, The former Burkina Faso and Gabon coach said: “I got offers from other countries after the World Cup but I want to respect my contract with Nigeria and I’m happy to still be here.”

Gernot Rohr was named the Super Eagles head coach in 2016 after putting pen to paper on a two-year deal.

He extended his contract by a further two years until 2020 earlier this year.

His future was shrouded in mystery after the Super Eagles crashed out of the tournament in Russia in the group stage but he has decided to stay on until at least the end of his present contract.