Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr has lost his mother, Madam Elisabeth Rohr on Thursday at the age of 97.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) broke the news via his official twitter handle @Thenff.
The tweet reads: We commiserate with @NGSuperEagles Head coach, Mr Gernot Rohr who just lost his mother Madam Elisabeth Rohr. She was 97. May her soul rest in peace.
The German tactician has been the Super Eagles coach since 2016, guilding the team to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.