The Nigerian Football Federation NFF on Friday denied the rumours making
rounds that the body is owing expatriate coaches Gernot Rohr and Thomas
Dennerby three months salaries.
Rohr is only owed salary for September while Dennerby has tendered his resignation letter, according to the NFF.
Football body further disclosed that it gave Dennerby all the support
he needed but they disagreed on his request to bring in more expatriate
coaches which was one of the reasons why he resigned.
Below is the full statement released by the NFF,
explains Rohr, Dennerby situations The NFF wishes to put records
straight with regards to a claim in the social media on Friday, 11th
October 2019 that the football house is owing Super Eagles’ Technical
Adviser, Gernot Rohr, three months’ salary.
As we speak, Mr.
Rohr is only being owed salary for the month of September 2019, which is
being processed. As for Mr. Thomas Dennerby, we have received his
resignation letter and of course, he has his right to resign from a job.
want to put it on record that no Head Coach in the history of the Super
Falcons has been afforded the level and readiness of support that has
been provided Mr. Dennerby by this Board.
Perhaps, one of the
reasons he left was because we did not accede to his request to bring in
more expatriate coaches and an indigenous coach who do not have the
If we had agreed to his request for more
expatriate coaches, that would have left our indigenous coaches
presently with the team in the lurch.