Barring a last-minute change of plan, the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF has given Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, “one-week” notice to sign a new contract with the federation, Bestchoicesports.com.ng reports.
The ‘directive’ was part of resolutions reached during a video conference meeting held by the executive committee of the federation on Thursday, 14 May 2020.
During the meeting, the committee received an interim report of the NFF team led by its President to recent meetings with the Federation’s Partners and Sponsors noting that consultations are ongoing and the NFF President is expected to brief the Board on further developments at its next meeting.
The board also mandated its Football Committee to liaise with the heads of the various Leagues (Nigeria Professional Football League; Nigeria National League; Nigeria Women Football League and; Nigeria Nation-wide League One) and other important stakeholders on the return of the domestic football season, subject to the announcement by the Federal Government on the resumption of football and other sporting activities in the country.
The Executive Committee mandated the “General Secretary to liaise with the Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Mr. Gernot Rohr with a view to concluding all matters around Mr. Rohr’s new contract within the next one week.,” it stated.