Morocco wants Rohr to take over their national team


Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr is at a perplexity whether or not to just accept Morocco’s overtures or continue managing Nigeria’s young team prior to the 2021 African Cup of states and therefore the 2020 World Cup qualifiers, that begin later this month.

Herve Renard, who led Morocco to the Egypt 2019 African Cup of states resigned after the Atlas Lions’ failure to maneuver on the far side the second spherical of the competition, forcing the North Africans to start a groundwork for capable replacement.

Morocco has approached the Franco/German to take over their national team. Rohr, who has fallen out of favour with Nigerians following the unimposing performance of the Super Eagles, is deliberating and consulting with his friends before taking a final decision.

“Don’t forget that he still has an existing contract with Nigeria, that he cannot break simply due to the money implications.

“He includes a shut relationship together with his players and prime officers of the NFF thence his reluctance to quit Nigeria. however you’ll ne’er say never.”

Renard, who won AFCON with African country (2012) and Cote d’Ivoire (2015), had been responsible since Feb 2016.

“It is time on behalf of me to shut this long and delightful chapter of my life,” aforesaid the French person, 50.

In a statement on social media, Renard aforesaid he was “not while not some feeling and sadness”, adding: “It is an inevitable call taken well before AFCON 2019.

“I took this decision after I have fastidiously thought-about [it]. it’s so irreversible.”

Renard took Morocco from 81st within the Fifa world rankings to forty seventh.

He led them to 2 Africa Cup of states tournaments, and to the globe Cup in Russia in 2018 – the primary time the Atlas Lions had vie at the world event for 20 years.

His hopes of winning a 3rd AFCON title were broken in Egypt, and Renard admitted it absolutely was not the result he had expected.

“We had all hoped [for] higher for the Afcon 2019 in Egypt. however this can be soccer – it provides birth to the wildest hopes (after 3 wins within the initial spherical [for the] first time in Afcon final tournament for Morocco), and brings America onerous to the truth of a too-quick elimination on penalties.”

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