Super Eagles coach,Gernot RohrBY GODWIN AIKIGBE
Relief will soon come the way of coaches under contract with the Nigeria Football Federation, as arrangement is on to pay their salary arrears, sportsrollcall.com has reliably gathered.
This has been disclosed Chairman, Technical Committee, Chris Green, who said the coaches being owed salaries will soon smile to the bank.
“What they are here for is very important. They are being owed salary and emolument,” said Green.
NFF recently signed five-year sponsorship deal worth N2.5bn oil firm AITEO.
For the duration of the deal, AITEO will be known as the NFF’s “Official Premium Partner” and will sponsor all of the Federation’s teams to the tune of N500m per annum.
It is expected that they will also be responsible for the salaries and remunerations of the national team coaches including Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr.
AITEO is one of Africa’s fastest-growing energy leaders and a major player in the Nigeria oil sector.