Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr will reportedly be offered an extension to his contract no later than February according to media reports.
Nigerian media outlet newtelegraghng.com quoting Opera News said 2nd vice president of the Nigeria Football Federation Shehu Dikko confirmed that that Rohr would be offered a new deal next month.
The former Bordeaux manager has six months left on his contract and is free to negotiate with other parties from this month.
“We hope that all matters regarding to Gernot Rohr’s new contract will be resolved by that time,” Dikko was quoted as saying.
“We have a very busy calendar this year and we want to focus on the qualification tasks at hand. I do not think that coming to a new agreement with Gernot is going to be any problem,” Dikko said.
According to the publication, Rohr said negotiations with NFF President Amaju Pinnick could be concluded within the next two weeks, when both men meet in London.
“The president [Pinnick] asked me to come to London recently, to begin talks. But I could not do that, because of the dental surgery that I had, to remove my wisdom tooth,” Rohr was quoted as saying.
“I expect that we are going to have a meeting in London at some point, hopefully in the next two weeks. I am now waiting for word from the president as to when I can see him, to begin the discussions.”