The Nigerian Football Federation has decided to part ways with 68 year old Gernot Rohr after five years in charge of the Super Eagles.

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A trophy-less tenure, despite so many star players has left fans unsatisfied and disappointed with the German. A bronze medal at the last  super AFCON after a group stage exit from the 2018 World Cup deemed the beginning of the end for Rohr as the head coach of the Super Eagles.


The Super Eagles struggled in recent World Cup qualifiers in a group with teams they should beat easily, hereby emphasizing the fact that the German manager and his team lacked an identity on the pitch. Re-calling and old players like Ighalo and Musa have left lots of talent out of the team, hereby highlighting an issue of favoritism over ideal selections.

With AFCON set to begin in January the timing of Gernot Rohr’s sack is questionable.

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Former Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

buy ivermectin canada Austin Eguavoen has been appointed as interim manager; with little to no time left till the AFCON begins in Cameroun, there is still a lot of work to be done. It has not been confirmed of Eguavoen will lead the Super Eagles to the AFCON in Cameroun as the competition will begin on January 9. For now though, he will oversee trainings and preparations.

Where should the Super Eagles go from here?