Gernot Rohr (born 28 June 1953) is a German professional football manager and former player. While the Nigerian men’s team captain picked Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, the Super Eagles handler chose Bayern Munich forward, Robert Lewandoski, who was the eventual winner. Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has been named among the top five legendary players who played for Ligue 1 club, Bordeaux, by French journalist Julien Bee. This page displays all transfers for the selected player. [9] He resigned in October 2014. Okocha, who won 73 caps for Nigeria, has advised head coach Gernot Rohr, on how Nigeria can enjoy better performances in their subsequent games. [14] He lost his first match on 10 June as Nigerian senior coach after a 2–0 home loss to South Africa. [10], On 22 December 2015, he was sacked by Burkina Faso national football team as manager.[11]. [6] On 3 December 2009, he was fired by FC Nantes and replaced by Jean-Marc Furlan. A lot of Nigerians want coach Gernot Rohr sacked and this now includes ex-Super Eagles players. The new contract also includes qualifying the Super Eagles to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr and the captain of the men’s national team differed in their preference for who they wanted to emerge the Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year for 2020. “What the Eagles need now are natural midfielders who can create chances and change the course of a game,” Okocha told Brila FM. Gernot Rohr has called up 25 players ahead of October’s friendly matches against the teams scheduled for Austria. Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has ruled out bringing in new players to bolster his squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. He was shortlisted for the Guinea national team job in July 2016 but was not given the job. However, four years since his appointment, the Super Eagles have no substantive goalkeeper and have fullbacks and wingers regularly rotated. Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has dismissed criticism he prefers players born abroad to local stars, saying he is determined to choose the best for the country.... more » 02.06.2020 10:35 On 27 May 2020, president of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF Amaju Melvin Pinnick announced that Rohr all contractual agreement has been concluded for Rohr to extend his contract with the team. [8], He became manager of Niger national football team in September 2012. Rohr has lost it. Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr gets a lot of heat for not picking home-based players, but evidence shows he does, and they often benefit greatly from it. Gernot Rohr (born 28 June 1953) is a German professional football manager and former player. While Moses ended his international career a month after the 2018 World Cup, his former teammate at the Blues, Mikel followed suit a year later after captaining the Super Eagles at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Nations third place, "France – Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs", "Leading Tunisian club fire German coach", "Gabon: L'allemand Gernot Rohr, nouveau sélectionneur des Panthères? In August 2016, he was named manager of the Nigeria national football team by Amaju Pinnick, the chief of the Nigeria Football Federation. First, never has any coach since Nigeria played their first international match not fielding any player from the local league as Rohr has always claimed that the best of Nigerian players are in Europe. ", "Rohr quits Burkina Faso to return to Germany", "BREAKING: NFF picks Gernot Rohr as Super Eagles coach", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gernot_Rohr&oldid=999058846, Burkina Faso national football team managers, Articles with dead external links from May 2013, Pages using national squad without sport or team link, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only, This page was last edited on 8 January 2021, at 08:26. The Super Eagles have not been “superb” and endured a nightmare finish to 2020. The talented midfielder may have struggled to find his feet as a player but his U-17 exploits as the Captain of the triumphant Golden Eagles of 2015 is still strongly remembered by Nigerian fans. Rohr assumed the role of Super Eagles head coach in 2016, and within this period he has led the team to the 2018 World Cup and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with Nigeria finishing third in the latter competition. On 17 July 2019, Rohr led Nigeria to a third-place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Gernot Rohr has been under pressure recently after guiding the Super Eagles to four winless games in October and November. Des cotes minimales, des exclusions de pari et de méthode de paiement s'appliquent. Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has praised the young players in the Super Eagles squad for stepping into the shoes of Victor Moses and Stoke City’s John Obi Mikel. The team failed to register a win during the year and looked a shadow of the decent side that finished third at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation in Egypt. On 7 October 2017, his Nigeria-led team became the first African side to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup after a 1–0 win against Zambia. To view a complete list of all competitions and leagues filled with match details visit our. [7] On 21 February 2010, Rohr replaced French coach Alain Giresse at the helm of the Gabon national football team. Only Heartland shot-stopper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been able to break into the German tactician's squad in the past five years since he became coach of the national team. Amotolongbo:. From October 1998 until April 1999 he was sports director of Eintracht Frankfurt. He is currently the manager of the Nigerian national football team. Gernot Rohr’s team looked very disjointed. Yakubu Aiyegbeni believes coach Gernot Rohr and a significant proportion of Nigeria's national team players are not fit to wear the famous green and white shirt in … Only Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) players who prove their mettle will be given a chance to join Nigeria’s Men National Team, Coach Gernot Rohr says.. 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