NFF Credit Local Coaches Over Gernot Rohr Fine Start As Technical Adviser Of Super Eagles


President of the Nigeria Football (NFF) Federation Amaju Pinnick has narrowed the success of incumbent Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr to the hardwork of the local coaches working with the German.

Rohr has won all three games he has handled Nigeria as coach, with the 3-1 victory over Algeria, the most impressive so far since he took over as manager of the team from interim coach Salisu Yusuf, who alongside Imama Amakapabo and Alloy Agu are working with Rohr as assistants.

Pinnick also pointed out that not until Nigeria defeat Cameroon, qualification for the World Cup 2018 cannot be said to be achieved.

“We decided to go for what we want at that point and the good thing is that we did not consider it a gamble because we know his antecedent. “However, it is not about him alone but all the members of the technical crew, from Salisu Yusuf, Allow Agu to the least backroom staff. “I must also admit that we have mother luck smiling at us.

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” The technical ability can be 70 or 80 per cent but the prayers from Nigerians also contributed. “I want to also emphasis that we are not resting on our oars. We are doing everything humanly and materially possible to ensure we beat Cameroon home and away. “It is only when we beat Cameroon that we can say that we have picked the World Cup ticket,” Pinnick said.