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FIFA Orders NFF to Pay Gernot Rohr $378,000 | See Details

The body governing football in the world, FIFA had ordered the Nigeria Football Federation ( NFF) to pay Gernot Rohr for the breach of contract.

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Gernot Rohr
Gernot Rohr

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Rohr went to FIFA asking for $1 million as an additional sum for the breach of his contract by the NFF. The football body has reduced the money to $377,879.46 stating that his claims was "partially accepted insofar as it is admissible".

If full payment (including all applicable interest) is not made within 45 days of notification of this decision, the respondent [the NFF] shall be imposed a restriction on receiving a percentage of development funding, up until the due amounts are paid.

Rohr signed a two-and-a-half years contract with the Super Eagles in May 2022 but was sacked by the NFF before the rescheduled African Cup of Nations which was played in 2021 as against 2020 when it was expected to be played.

The NFF has 45 days to pay the Franco-German unless they will be sanctioned by FIFA.

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