Gernot Rohr gets two-year contract,to continue with Super Eagles

The German-born technical Adviser of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been rewarded with another contract due to his performance qualifying the Nigerian team for the World Cup.

The Contract is for another two-year period as revealed by the football federation boss in Lagos

This is even as the Federation has fully paid the entire outstanding German tactician’s wages for the year 2017.

According to the NFF President Amaju Pinnick Rohr who had penned a two-year deal with Nigeria in 2015, has been handed an additional two -year contract that will run until 2019.

“The word is ‘believe’ and I want Nigerians to keep praying for us”, Pinnick appealed.

The NFF President also disclosed that the football Association is shopping for the sum of N2b to execute the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Meanwhile the NFF 2nd vice chairman, Shehu Dikko states that the Federation is targeting to raise the said sum from corporate organisations to support the Super Eagles’ preparation and participation at the finals.

 Dikko, who is also Chairman of Marketing, Sponsorship and Television Advisory Committee, said the NFF is targeting 20 corporate bodies to put in N20 million each as official supporters of the national team to the Russia 2018 mundial.

Moreso,the LMC Chairman revealed that aside AITEO, presently the official sponsor of the Nigeria Football Federation, four companies; NNPC, CBN ,NNDC and IRS have signed up to be part of the winning train to Russia.

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