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Soccer News of Friday, 12 November 2021

Source: www.brila.net

Assistant Coach Salisu’s return excites Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr and his assistant coach Salisu Yusif Super Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr and his assistant coach Salisu Yusif

Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr expresses delight that assistant coach Salisu Yusuf has been allowed to rejoin the technical crew.

Salisu was suspended from his post as head coach of home based Super Eagles and Super Eagles assistant coach, after being found guilty of accepting the token to field a reporter who posed as a football agents.

After serving his suspension, The Nigeria Football Federation, last month announced, that the former Kano Pillars boss, will be returning to his roles.

Yusuf’s return to the three-time African champions coincides with the closing stages of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying second round phase and the commencement of preparations for the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations finals taking place in Cameroon early next year.

Reacting to his return, Rohr said, he’s happy to have him back again, along with the injured players.

“We are happy with the return of Yusuf Salisu my assistant and the injured players who couldn’t come for the last matches,” the German coach said in his pre-match press conference on Thursday, November 11.