VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Gernot Rohr, Manager of Nigeria looks on prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at Volgograd Arena on June 22, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia. (Photo by Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Gernot Rohr continues as Eagles Coach – NFF

The leadership of the NFF has confirmed that Franco-German tactician, Gernot Rohr will stay on as the Technical Adviser of the Nigeria National team.

NFF president Amaju Pinnick has maintained Rohr has a new two-year contract and it will be honoured.

“I am not one of those who is asking for the coach to go,” Pinnick said.

“He has a new two-year contract and we will respect it.

“He has a young team who he will build on with the likes of Henry Onyekuru, Victor Osimhim, Kelechi Nwakali, Usman Mohammed and Junior Lokosa all now set to join this team.”

Rohr qualified Nigeria to Russia 2018, but the team failed to go past the group stage of the championship.