Director of Communication, Nigeria Soccer Federation, Ademola Olajire, has shed extra mild on why world physique FIFA ordered the Nigeria Soccer Federation to pay former Tremendous Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, compensation after the federation parted methods with the Franco-German final December.
Olajire revealed this on a WhatsApp platform, ‘Household United By Sports activities.’
FIFA Monday ordered the NFF to pay the previous Eagles coach $377,879.46 (N157m) in compensation after he was proven the exit door only a month earlier than the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon in January.
Regardless of strikes by the NFF to pay his wage till the top of his contract, which ought to have expired in December 2022, Rohr, the Eagles’ longest-serving coach, took the case to FIFA, demanding a further £1m for breach of contract “with out simply trigger” however FIFA as a substitute accredited $377,879.46.
The NFF spokesperson stated the federation had already agreed to pay the coach a significant chunk of the money earlier than FIFA’s intervention, including that a part of the cash would even be used to pay Rohr’s assistants’ bonuses.
“The $300,000 was his six months’ pay that the NFF had earlier agreed to pay him, even earlier than he went to FIFA. The remaining $78,000 was the bonuses due his assistants, who weren’t paid when he (Rohr) received his,” Olajire wrote on the platform.
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