Sports minister Dare Sunday thanks Gernot Rohr for his contribution to Nigerian Football


Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, on Wednesday met with Nigeria’s minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare during a courtesy visit at the MKO Abiola National Stadium Abuja and was praised for his ongoing reformation of Nigerian football.

Nigeria won the Bronze medal at the last AFCON tournament, and has had impressive displays against Brazil, Ukraine while also achieving two wins in it’s 2021 AFCON qualifying matches against Benin and Lesotho and Dare has praised Rohr for being part of the football process while also questioning Nigeria’s state of football.

“Are we happy about where our football is at the moment? Not exactly but we know there’s an ongoing process that will make this country a better football nation. That process is on and you are part of the process,” Mr. Dare told Rohr.

Dare also expressed hope that Nigeria would maintain the recent victory against Benin Republic and Lesotho.

“Nigeria is a football loving nation. We love our football and we also love our victories,” the minister said.

Coach Gernot Rohr, praising the minister for his recent projects said;, “I wish you good luck and I hope we can work together.”