News Segun Odegbami: Gernot Rohr not qualified for Super Eagles

-

- Advertisment -

Segun Odegbami: Gernot Rohr not qualified for Super Eagles

News Segun Odegbami: Gernot Rohr not qualified for Super Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has no plans to sack Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr after the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick.

Former Nigerian international Segun Odegbami says Gernot Rohr is not qualified to coach the Super Eagles, arguing that some former players are more worthy of the role than the German.

Speaking during an interview session on FCT Football Update WhatsApp platform, the 67-year-old argues that the likes of Finidi George and Emmanuel Amuneke are more qualified and suited to coach the national team.

“I don’t think any white coach should come and coach us anymore, not after the generation of Stephen Keshi, Sunday Oliseh, Jay Jay Okocha who played at every level,” said the legend who helped Nigerian win the Africa Cup of Nations in 1980.

“If they can get the basic qualification, which is not essential in my own estimation, but people insist that they must have it, they are qualified. Finidi George and Emmanuel Anuneke have the qualifications Gernot Rohr does not have.”

Odegbami added, “A Nigerian should take Nigeria to the World Cup because a foreigner does not understand our football philosophy and psychology.

“He will just use his colour to bamboozle us. And these days when the black lives matter a lot, the black race should take charge of its own.

“The white man can’t love us more than ourselves. My belief is that anyone who will coach the Super Eagles must be a world class coach. Rohr can’t deliver that.

“He’s not a world class coach that we are looking for, without question.”

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Recent Updates

Pep Guardiola blast Leicester City tactics after 5-2 defeat

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has blasted Leicester City tactics following his team 5-2 defeat against the Foxes.Manchester City...

Jurgen Klopp: Thiago Alcantara is a really interesting package

Thiago Alcantara is “still a kid” when he has possession of the ball, according to Jurgen Klopp, who says...

Super Eagles new boy stars as Hoffenheim thrash Bayern Munich

Nigeria’s new defender Kevin Akpoguma helped his club Hoffenheim to record an emphatic 4 – 1 win over Bayern...

Gonzalo Higuain misses penalty on Inter Miami debut

Gonzalo Higuain produced a horrendous penalty miss on what was a disastrous debut for Inter Miami.The well-travelled Argentine striker...
- Advertisement -

Thiago Silva not at Chelsea to ‘visit tourist sites’

Thiago Silva is eager to point out that he is not at Chelsea to “visit tourist sites” and “go...

Partizan Belgrade’s Sadiq Umar bags sixth goal of the season

Sadiq Umar was on target for Partizan Belgrade in their 2 – 1 victory over Backa Backa Palanka in...
- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you