Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has said one of his Nigerian assistants, Salisu Yusuf, will sign a new deal this week.
Yusuf is currently working with the German without a contract .
“On the contract of the Nigerian coach, I want to tell you that the federation president (Amaju Pinnick) and I went to some places on Tuesday and what I got is positive,” Rohr told Completesportsnigeria.com.
“I have been assured that in the next few days Salisu Yusuf will sign his contract as chief coach of the Eagles and he would be paid his wages like us.
“The federation and the minister now have a strong solidarity and this is good for the team to succeed. Yusuf’s contract will be done today or tomorrow.”
Rohr has won his first games in charge of Nigeria against Tanzania and Zambia . The former Niger coach says he enjoys working with Yusuf and the other local coaches in his crew.
“We have a strong bond as a team and we work hard to get result,” he said.
“We relate as a family, we try to be friends with the players and officials, and we respect each other.
“The assistants I brought with know know we have to work closely with the Nigerian officials like the other coaches, medical team, coordinator, media man and equipment manager.
“We did not come here to lecture but to help them grow and get the results for our team. We are one happy family; I am satisfied with the cooperation I am getting from everyone.”