President of the Nigeria Soccer Federation Amaju Pelvin Pinnick has reiterated his help for Tremendous Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr regardless of latest requires the German dismissal, reviews Completesports.com.
Rohr got here below intense criticism after the Tremendous Eagles didn’t beat the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone of their 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header.
The Tremendous Eagles had been compelled to a 4-4 draw by the Leone Stars on the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium Benin Metropolis final Friday, whereas either side battled to a 0-0 draw within the reverse fixture on Tuesday on the Siaka Stevens Stadium, Freetown.
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Nigeria’s sports activities minister, Sunday Dare additionally got here out brazenly to criticise Rohr and insists ”that the needful will likely be completed”.
Pinnick has nevertheless backed the previous Gabon and Niger coach to proceed on the job.
“Rohr has completed nicely as our coach, qualifying us for the World Cup and ending third on the AFCON. It was the identical coach who beat Argentina and drew with Brazil in friendlies,” Pinnick declared throughout his look on NTA’s Sports activities Parliament.
“He has our full help.”
Rohr, who was appointed Tremendous Eagles supervisor in 2016, signed a contract extension with the NFF in March this 12 months.
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