Head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has received his salary as coach of the Nigerian team for the next three months , the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed.
According to a segment in the communique released by the NFF after their board meeting, the Franco-German coach of the Super Eagles has received his salary till the end of July , which is the end of the World Cup in Russia.
The payment was made possible by one of the sponsors of the NFF in Aiteo, who are directly responsible for picking the bills of the coach of Nigeria, who has turned around the fortunes of the team since his appointment two years ago.
“Committee heaped encomiums on premium partner AITEO, for paying part of its rights fee as Official Optimum Partner of the NFF for the year 2018, which has enabled the Federation to pay all the coaches in its employ, with coaches of the Senior Men National Team, Super Eagles, now fully paid till the end of the 2018 FIFA World Cup”, the NFF said in the communique released after their board meeting.
“Executive Committee directed the Secretariat to work at a fast pace and diligently too, to finalize within the next few days all travel and other logistics, as well as accommodation arrangements in Russia, for the Nigerian Contingent to the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals,” the communique concluded on the salary of the coach.