Gernot Rohr monitors goalkeepers
Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr has appointed a new goalkeeper trainer for the team ahead of the clash against Cameroon next month, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed.
NFF Communications Director, Ademola Olajire confirmed the appointment of the new coach. The new coach, whose identity has not been disclosed, will team up with the team in Kano, where he will run the rule on the goalkeepers invited for the upcoming CHAN Qualifiers.Olajire confirmed the coach will arrive Kano alongside the newly appointed goalkeeper trainer, but his appointment has been approved by the NFF.He is expected to work alongside incumbent goalkeeper trainer, Alloy Agu, although reports have it that the coach has lost confidence in Agu as his goalkeeper trainer.
The goalkeepers in the CHAN camp are Theophilus Afelokhai (Enyimba FC), Okiemute Odah (Lobi Stars) and Dele Ajiboye (Plateau United).Rohr already knows the strengths and weaknesses of another goalie called up Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah), and there’s a possibility that one of the quartet could be in goal against Cameroon if they impress him.
Report by Miyen Akiri