Gernot Rohr/File

Nigeria Football Federation, NFF has commiserated with the Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr over the death of his mother, Madam Elisabeth Rohr on Thursday, Concise News reports.

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Rohr guided the senior national team of Nigeria to a pulsating 2-2 draw against Ukraine in Tuesday’s international friendly game at the Dnipro Arena.

The news of Rohr’s mother’s demise was confirmed via the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) twitter handle @Thenff on Thursday.

It reads: “We commiserate with @NGSuperEagles Head coach, Mr. Gernot Rohr who just lost his mother Madam Elisabeth Rohr. She was 97. May her soul rest in peace.”

The news would come as a shock to the German tactician, who helped Nigeria to claim a bronze medal at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.