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NFF must pay me N157m with interest – Rohr

NFF must pay me N157m with interest – Rohr
Former Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, exclusively told PUNCH Sports Extra that the Nigeria Football Federation would have to pay him his outstanding salary with interest along with the current dollar rate following their delay in making the payment.

Despite moves by the NFF to pay his salary until the end of his contract, which should have expired in December, Rohr, the Eagles’ longest-serving coach took the case to world football body FIFA, demanding an additional £1m for breach of contract “without just cause” but FIFA instead approved $377,879.A ruling by the FIFA players’ status chamber in May ordered the NFF to pay Rohr the money within 45 days, after ending his contract abruptly adding that the country’s football governing body would be sanctioned if Rohr was not paid in full within 45 days.Related News NFF yet to pay me –Rohr My worst moment with Super Eagles –Rohr Mali contacted me for coaching role, says Rohr However, 85 days after the ruling by FIFA, the former Bordeaux manager told PUNCH Sports Extra that he was yet to get payment from the NFF.3rd August 2022 3rd August 2022 …after NFF violates FIFA’s 45-day ultimatum Former Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, exclusively told PUNCH Sports Extra that the Nigeria Football Federation would have to pay him his outstanding salary with interest along with the current dollar rate following their delay in making the payment.

Speaking with PUNCH Sports Extra, Rohr said, “Since the FIFA judgment, they (NFF) didn’t pay anything.46 (N155m as of December 2021 and N157m at the current official dollar to naira rate).

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