Connect with us

FIFA Instructs Nigeria to Pay Ex-Coach 160M

Piroll

Published

on

Follow
SPORTS NEWS: FIFA Instructs Nigeria to Pay Ex-Coach 160M [New Sports News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl

The world football governing agency; FIFA has ordered the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to pay Gernot Rohr, former Super Eagles head coach, nearly $400,000 (approximately 160 million naira) as compensation for sacking him before the end of his contract.



According to BBC, the directive was issued by the FIFA tribunal saddled with the case.

The federation sacked Rohr in 2021 and had agreed to pay the gaffer’s salary until the end of his contract, which expires in December 2022.

The Franco-German, however, escalated the case to the football’s world governing body, while also demanding $1 million in damages for breach of contract without just cause.

According to the ruling, the FiFA players’ status chamber decided his claim was “partially accepted insofar as it is admissible” and ordered the NFF to pay $377,879.46 to the gaffer.

It also added that the compensation must be paid within the next 45 days, or FIFA will sanction Nigeria.

“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,” it read.

Click Here To Comment




Piroll
 

Piroll is a prolific writer, social-political commentator, socio-researcher and sports analyst. He holds certificates in media management and data journalism from the Thomas Foundation Institute of Journalism. He works as a f... Read More

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Be first to comment


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Nigeria escape Fifa hammer, accept Pinnick as NFF boss

Sixtjohn

Published

on

NEWS: Nigeria escape Fifa hammer, accept Pinnick as NFF boss [New Sports] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
The football governing body will no longer clamp down on the country after the Federal Government declared its acknowledgement of Pinnick’s led board.Nigeria have avoided an impending Fifa ban by accepting Amaju Pinnick as Nigeria Football Federation’s substantive boss.There has been a power tussle in the NFF since September 30, 2014 when Pinnick was declared the winner of the presidential election - with Chris Giwa launching a counter claim.The wrangle...
Continue Reading

FIFA REJECTS NIGERIA'S MINISTERIAL VISITATION

Piroll

Published

on

NEWS: FIFA REJECTS NIGERIA'S MINISTERIAL VISITATION [New Sports] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
The world football governing body FIFA has rejected the proposed ministerial visitation requested by the honourable Minister of Sports and Youth Barrister Solomon Dalung to address the crisis that is rocking the leadership of Nigeria Football Federation.It will be recalled that, the Minister in an official letter addressed to FIFA on August 15 urged FIFA to pick a date preferably this August where a meeting between the Nigeria's delegates which will be led by th...
Continue Reading

Nigeria and Ghana risk suspension by Fifa

Sixtjohn

Published

on

NEWS: Nigeria and Ghana risk suspension by Fifa [New Sports] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
The international governing body of football has issued ultimatums to the two countries over outside interference in their football associations.Nigeria and Ghana are both facing international suspensions by Fifa after a final notice was issued on Tuesday over outside interference in their football associations.Both countries could be suspended from international football if they fail to comply with Fifa’s instructions by Monday.In a statement by its Med...
Continue Reading

Latest


Download Naijacrawl App today

Fastest way to read on the go

Download the Naijacrawl App.