Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr has accepted the Nigeria Football Federation’s contract and conditions offered to him last month.

NFF had insisted that following a new contract, Rohr would be paid in Naira and he has to reside in Nigeria. NFF president Amaju Pinnick revealed that other coaches were in contact with him in case Rohr refuses the contract.

Although Rohr accepted the contract, he, however, revealed to ESPN that he made some amendments to the said contract. He also disclosed that he waived three months worth salary to help NFF during the coronavirus pandemic.

While he waits, the 66-year-old said he has two job offers he has not replied to, pending the final draft of his Nigeria contract.

“I never talk about my contract in public, as you know,” Rohr told ESPN.

“But I heard like everybody what was said by President [Amaju] Pinnick, that I have to accept to be paid in naira, and I have to be resident in Nigeria. I agree to these two things, and even I agree to have a lower salary.“I am not doing my job for money. I am doing my job because I like it. Because we have built a team like you know, and money is not the most important. But I also have to look after my assistants.

“I accept because I think that my mission in Nigeria is not finished yet, and I know very well my players. I know very well the officials. We are now just like a family, and I think it is good to continue especially in this period now where it is difficult to change, to travel, to see new people.”

“If the answer I give with some little changes in my contract is positive, I will continue,” the 66 year old added.

“If not, I have to see what they give me because I have still the requests from two other federations. I received it – they are waiting for my answer – but I will take my time to give the NFF to make the final draft before I answer them.”

“Of course, everybody at the moment has an obligation to understand that there are no matches,” he said.

“Clubs and federations have problems with money, even if they have assistance from Fifa or Uefa, but everybody has to be ready to make sacrifices.

“So I already told NFF that in the months from April to June, we are agreed to cut our salaries, which is also a sign of solidarity”

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