Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has appointed a new goalkeeper trainer for the team ahead of the clash against Cameroon next month, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed.
NFF Communications Director Ademola Olajire confirmed the appointment of the new coach in a chat with Brila FM monitored by Owngoalnigeria.com. The new coach will team up with the team in Kano, where he will run the rule on the goalkeepers invited for the upcoming CHAN Qualifiers.
Olajire confirmed the coach will arrive Kano alongside the newly appointed goalkeeper trainer whose name is not known yet, but his appointment has been approved by the NFF.
He is expected to work alongside incumbent goalkeeper trainer Alloy Agu, although reports has it that the coach has lost confidence in Agu as his goalkeeper trainer.
‘I may not be specific but what I can say is he’s expected to see the CHAN team in Kano.
‘He wants to be there to see what they are doing and especially to look out for a home based goalkeeper, one of whom could be in goal in the match against Cameroon and probably Zambia,’ Olajire said.
He said, ‘ A new Coach will be joining and supporting Mr Alloy Agu in building up the confidence of the home based goalkeeper.
‘Rohr will also be around to monitor the team and sanction which goalkeeper will be selected for the clash against Cameroon next month”.