Nigeria football federation owes Super Eagles coach six months salary

Gernot Rohr8 Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Sat, 15 May 2021 Source: mynigeria.com

The Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, owes head coach of the men's senior national team, the Super Eagles, six months in wages.

The NFF's indebtedness to German gaffer Gernot Rohr was disclosed via Twitter by veteran sports journalist, Osasu Obayiwana on Friday night.

The team meanwhile are also owed bonuses for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCION, qualifying campaign.

“Gernot Rohr, the @NGSuperEagles manager, is currently owed 6 months wages by @thenff. This also applies to the technical staff whose salaries he pays from his own wages,” Obayiwana tweeted.

“Meanwhile, the @NGSuperEagles players have not been paid any bonuses for the entire #AFCON2022 qualifying series.”

Local media outlets have reported that Rohr’s contract has been severally breached by the NFF leadership.

The Super Eagles' next engagement is a friendly against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon who are hosts of the AFCON.

The June 4 fixture will take place in Austria following the postponement of postponement of World Cup qualifiers by CAF.

Source: mynigeria.com