The Nigeria Football Federation has debunked the reports making rounds that the Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has been sacked.

Media reports early Thursday suggested that the Franco-German tactician has been relieved from his duty, but the Federation has now denied the reports.

Rohr came under heavy criticism from the media following the poor performances of the Super Eagles in recent games.

In an interview with the Nigeria Football Federation media department, president Amaju Pinnick confirmed that Franco-German is still in charge, and added that they are studying reports of the technical committee and department.

The Board of the NFF is studying the report of the Technical Committee, which it submitted after the match against Cape Verde in Lagos on Tuesday. There are a number of possibilities but we have not taken a decision to sack Gernot Rohr. I want to assure you that whatever decision is eventually taken will be one that will please the generality of Nigerians.

“Mr. Rohr has a contract with the NFF and there is a procedure for disengagement. If we get to that bridge, both parties will look at the contract and see what has to be done both ways. The Super Eagles squad is a national asset and we are just fortunate to be in that space to make decisions. Any decision we take must be what will be acceptable to Nigerians from far and near.” The report says.

Rohr, a former German international defender, has led the Super Eagles in 54 international matches over the course of five years and three months, winning 28 of those matches.

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