Gernot Rohr has showered appreciations to Nigerians for their love but admit some Nigerians hate him.
Super Eagles Head Coach and Former Bordeaux Manager Gernot Rohr has appreciated the love most Nigerians has showed to him during his spell as the Head Coach of the Nigerian Federation.
The 66 year old German stated in his recent interview that he love Nigeria and feels they love him too, adding that the love Nigerians showed him plays a key role to his stay in the country and also the major reason he is attached to the country and the National team.
The Former Gabon, Niger and Burkina Faso Head Coach review this in his interview, he says “We have difference between Francophone countries and Anglophone countries but I didn’t have any problem adapting (in Nigeria) because I was welcomed by everybody, not only in the team but the staff, and also from Nigerians,” he said.
“When I go out, I feel this love, I feel it everywhere. The only people I don’t feel this love from, there is only one category especially after the AFCON, and you know who it is. But everywhere, if it is here or in other places, I feel this love, this is a reason for me, which makes it very hard to leave because there is human relationship which is important also.
This is the most passionate (job) because the passion around me is giving me also the passion, enthusiasm and desire to do well. This job here is very different because we speak English, which I did not speak for a long time, since my school time. But I have learnt back quickly; the mentality is also different.
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