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Nigeria’s Neighboring Country Appoints Rohr As New Coach

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Nigeria's Neighboring County Appoints Rohr As New Coach

Former Super Eagles of Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has reportedly been appointed as Benin’s new head coach and will resume in his new role on February 21st, 2023.

The Franco-German was appointed on Tuesday following the meeting of members of the Executive Committee of the Benin Football Federation.

Rohr lead the Super Eagles to win the third-place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament held in Egypt.

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He was relieved of his position as the Super Eagles head coach in December, 2021

The then NFF President, Amaju Pinnick cited that the 68-year-old coach failed to enforce discipline in the team adding that there were so many things not known to the public on the matter.

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“We did everything that we could, but one major factor was that discipline in the team is lost practically.”

Hammed Tajudeen is a graduate of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication

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