EXCLUSIVE: 63 Year Old German Genart Rohr Arrives Nigeria, Set To Be Unveiled As Super Eagles Manager


The search for a Technical Adviser for the Super Eagles appears to be drawing to an end, following the arrival of German coach Genart Rohr, who as exclusively reported by Owngoalnigeria.com has been handed the Super Eagles job.


Rohr left Germany will leave Germany later in the evening for Nigeria, where his first assignment will be the Nigeria Professional Football League game between Ikorodu United and Sunshine Stars on Sunday.

He could be unveiled on Monday to the general public in Abuja. According to a source close to the deal he has already agreed a two year deal with the NFF which will officially start later in the month.

63 year Old Rohr, is an Ex German footballer who gained international prominence in 1996, when he managed Bordeaux to the UEFA Cup final, where they lost to Bayern Munich 1-5 on aggregate to the Germans, over two legs.

In Africa, he managed Etoile du Sahel but was fired after their failure to qualify from the group stages of the CAF Champions League in 2009. He however had a fairly good time as coach of Gabon, Niger and Burkina Faso.

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Presently he is on the shortlist for the managerial job of the senior national team of Guinea, who are also in the hunt for a foreign Technical Adviser,although he still works with the German FA as a consultant for youth soccer development.