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The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) still owes money to Gernot Rohr, the former Super Eagles coach. Sacked before the African Cup of Nations 2021 in January, Rohr had filed a complaint with FIFA, seeking compensation for wrongful dismissal. A FIFA court had ordered the NFF to pay about 370,000 euros to the Franco-German in May. The 69-year-old technician received part of this money. But due to financial problems, the NFF could not pay the other part, which amounts to 126,000 euros.
To clear the debt, the NFF decided to use a percentage of its Fifa development funding to clear Rohr's debt. "We have agreed on this method of payment (Fifa development fund) with Fifa to enable us to clear the debt," said an NFF official, BBC Sport Africa