By Ibrahim Aminu
Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has directed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to submit the Technical Report of the World Cup Qualifiers to the Ministry latest today, Monday, November 22.
This is contained in a press statement credited to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Ismail Abubakar.
“The report must be on the table of the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development on Monday, the 22nd of November, 2021,” the Permanent Secretary said in a statement.
The Super Eagles have qualified for the playoff phase of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Africa but the performance of the team has left a lot to be desired.
A top Sports Ministry source said, “The NFF knows that any plan to hire another coach must start with first briefing the Minister /FG about the Rohr issue and bringing a closure to it to avoid embarrassing Nigeria.“Secondly. The decision to hire any body as national coach must be discussed and undergo review.“The Super Eagles is Nigeria’s property not a premier club.”
Meanwhile, reports has it that the NFF is about to wrap up discussion with a new coach believed to be the replacement for Gernot Rohr who has been reportedly relieved of his duty as Super Eagles Coach.