According to reports, the sports minister claimed that he was not officially informed of the appointment of the new coach.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has stated that he has not received any official notification of the appointment of Gernot Rohr as Super Eagles team coach.
Dalung mentioned that he came across the news online, while also stating that he has not given up on his position concerning the grooming of home coaches.
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The sports minister shared his thoughts in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
“We have a German-born coach but that is not official to me anyway, because I have only been reading about it online,”
“However, I will continue to maintain that we need to develop our own",
“There is no better way of making progress than to develop our own indigenous coaches”, he said.