Super Eagles Coach Rohr Reportedly In Talks With DR Congo
Coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr. Twitter

Super Eagles of Nigeria head coach, Gernot Rohr is reportedly in talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo to take up the coaching job of their national team.

Florent Ibengé has quit as coach of the national team after five years in the saddle.

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Rohr is as the favourite to replace Ibengé and Constant Omari, president of FECOFA, has opened a line of communication with the former Bayern Munich defender, according to congoprofond.net.

Speculations have surrounded Rohr’s future as coach of the Super Eagles after they failed to win the Africa Cup of Nations, despite the German contracted to the Nigerian Federation until 2020.

The 66-year-old was brought in as Nigeria coach in 2016, having previously coached French-speaking countries Gabon, Niger and Burkina Faso.

He qualified the Super Eagles for the 2018 World Cup and 2019 AFCON with a game to spare.

The German tactician has also coached Bordeaux, OGC Nice and Nantes among others.