Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, on Wednesday agreed to terms of a new two-year contract sent to him by the Nigeria Football Federation, our correspondent has learnt.
A member of Rohr’s backroom staff, who spoke with our correspondent on the condition of anonymity, confirmed that the Eagles coach had already agreed to the terms of the new deal.
He said the draft sent to the Franco-German was agreed on and the federation would send the contract document to the coach to sign latest next week.
“He (Rohr) has accepted the new terms and it’s just a matter of days before the deal is sealed. He loves Nigeria and he is excited to coach the Eagles again,” our source said.
Rohr, whose contract with the NFF expires in June, had been in contract renewal talks with the federation since the beginning of the year.
NFF president, Amaju Pinnick had listed some of the conditions the federation gave Rohr before his contract could be renewed, which states that he must live in Nigeria and also watch the Nigeria Professional Football League matches to scout for home-based talents.