Rohr arrives CHAN Eagles camp with goalkeeper trainer Pionetti

Rohr arrives CHAN Eagles camp with goalkeeper trainer Pionetti

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has arrived the training camp of the home-based Eagles in Kano with goalkeeper trainer, Enrico Pionetti on Monday.

Although the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are yet to formally announce his appointment, there have been reports that the Italian would become the new interim goalkeeper trainer of the Super Eagles.

The 62-year old has worked with Rohr during his time as coach of Ligue 1 club, OGC Nice, and with the national team of Burkina Faso.

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The Super Eagles have been faced recently with goalkeeping crisis, with the number one shot stopper, Carl Ikeme, currently out of play having been diagnosed with acute leukaemia.

Pending official announcement by the federation, Pionetti is expected to work with current Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer Alloy Agu.

And his first assignment would be with the home-based Super Eagles who will take on Benin Republic in the first leg of the 2018 CHAN qualifier on August 13.


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