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NFF wants to sack me- Gernot Rohr

The handler of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr has confirmed that his employers want him gone.

There has been comments in some quarters that there is a growing discontent within the NFF hierarchy with the 68-year-old German who has been at the helm since 2016.

Gernot Rohr.

During that time, the former Bordeaux coach led the Super Eagles to a third place finish at the 2019 African Cup of Nations.

After Tuesday’s draw with Cape Verde that led to the former Olympic gold medalists qualifying for the playoffs of the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup, many, including Uzor Kalu have asked for his axing.

Rohr who is reportedly being owed by the NFF told newsmen on Thursday that they want him to resign.

“Not yet, but that’s what they want me to do,” Rohr said when contacted by the media on Thursday to comment on the rumours.

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