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Nigeria Coach Owed Six Months Unpaid Salaries

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have not paid Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr for six months, Ducor Sports can report.

Despite qualifying the team to the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations the gaffer is yet to receive a penny in salary for the past six months.

Rohr extended his stay in the West African nation in June last year after signing a two-year deal that will run till 2022.

Apart from the unpaid remuneration, Rohr has not received bonuses dating back to the 2018 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.

Despite Rohr, NFF also owes national team players unpaid bonuses and allowances for over ten months while goalkeeper trainer Alloy Agu is demanding over 22-months of unpaid wages.

Nigeria are scheduled to play Cameroon next month in Vienna as part of preparations for the 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign.

Rohr has named already named his 31-man provisional squad for the encounter scheduled for Wiener Neustadt, just south of the Austrian capital.

Nigeria and Cameroon last battled each other was in the Round of 16 of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt and the Super Eagles claimed a 3-2 win, thanks to Odion Ighalo’s brace and Alex Iwobi’s match-winning goal.

Nigeria are in Group C of the 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifying campaign with Cape Verde, Liberia and Central African Republic.

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