Sports Minister: Super Eagles coach Rohr to know fate next week

Published on: 18 November 2021

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, will know his fate in the next week, according to the minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare.


Speaking at the ministerial press briefing anchored by the presidential media team at the presidential villa, Abuja on Thursday, Dare said his ministry was poised to adhere to due process on matters concerning the national football players and the technical staff.

The Minister said his ministry will await the report from the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) on the performance of the team in the recent matches, review it, among others before taking the necessary action.


Dare was asked to confirm whether the national team coach had been relieved of his job or asked to resign.

While noting that he could not speak much on the matter, he assured that the NFF report will be ready by next week, adding the ministry will equally act based on its content made available.

Continuing, the Minister assured that the Super Eagles will qualify for Qatar 2022 as everything was being done by the authorities to ensure qualification.