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Former Head coach of the Nigeria’s National Football Team, the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has debunked the reports linking him to the vacant Black Stars coaching job.
Recall that Black Stars of Ghana’s coach Milovan Rajevac, was sacked after the team were eliminated from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON.
Reports had it that Rohr was one of the favorite candidate to replace Milovan Rajevac ahead of Ghana’s 2022 FIFA World Cup playoff against Nigeria in March.
However, the German tactician has now denied being contacted for the vacant position.
The 68-year-old stated that it would be difficult to coach another team against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
He tild Nigeria’s NationSports, “I don’t have any agent and nobody is intensifying my candidature to coach Ghana,” Rohr told Nigeria’s NationSports.
“Of course, some countries contacted me and not me contacting them.
“It would be difficult for me to fight against my former team,” he added when pressed further on why he doesn’t want the Ghana job.
Rohr was sacked as Super Eagles head coach just a few weeks before the commencement of the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon.
He was replaced by Augustine Eguavoen on an interim basis.
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