Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has revealed that he was approached by other countries after the 2018 World Cup but decided he is not leaving Super Eagles team of Nigeria.
Rohr failed to qualify the team from the group stages in Russia, but was in demand after the tournament.
The German tactician has now opened up on why he did not walk away from the former African champions. And according to him, the NFF actaully made his stay by creating a conducive environment for him to work.
“I got good offers from countries who were at the World Cup, but in the end, I decided I want to continue working here in Nigeria,” Rohr said at a press conference on Friday.
“I like the team we have here and the NFF has made the environment very conducive for me, so I don’t see any reason why I should leave now.
”I hope this team will be better in future and it is important to continue the good work we started.”
Though Gernot Rohr was criticised by most Nigerians after the country’s short stint at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The coach was under fire mostly for his tactics, which most football enthusiasts considered below-par.