Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles Technical Adviser wants Samson Siasia

The new Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr wants Dream Team VI coach Samson Siasia in his set-up according to several reports.

Rohr a fortnight ago signed a two-year contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the new Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles.

Samson Siasia

Gernot Rohr wants U-23 coach in his coaching set-up

As he gradually sets up his coaching crew for the Super Eagles duties, reports have it that he has informed the NFF of his intention of having Siasia with him.

The German according to the reports made this request during a meeting with some members of the NFF technical committee in Spain last week.

He is said to be impressed with Siasia’s tactics and team set-up of the Dream Team VI at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

John Mikel Obi and Dream Team VI players

Gernot Rohr has been impressed with the Dream Team VI side in Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rohr is also looking to integrate some of the Dream Team VI players in to the Super Eagles team.

The German who was in Spain to watch the NPFL-All star in games against Valencia and Malaga also revealed that he will use the experience to focus more on stars in the domestic league.

I’m here to watch the games and then meet with everyone involved with the national teams,” Rohr told

Rohr is preparing for Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Zambia in October.


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By Sydney Chesterfield on August 17, 2016 · Posted in Sports, Trends

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