Despite the recent grumblings between the Super Eagles' Head Coach and the NFF, Nigerians will be happy to know that the ex Bayern Munich star Gernot Rohr has been ranked 19th among the top 20 world's best national coaches.
The top 20 list was released by the Bonn based organisation International Federation of Football History & Statistics which ranked the Portuguese Head Coach, Fernando Santos the best in the world with 112 points.
Nigerian head coach, Gernot Rohr, South Korean head coach, Paulo Bento, Danes (Denmark) coach, Marcello Lippi and Iranian coach, Marc Wilmots were all ranked in the 19th position with one point
He was also ranked third best in Africa behind Algeria's Djamel Belmadi ( 5th in the World above) and Senegal's Aliou Cisse (18th in the World below).
Rohr was named Nigerian manager in August 2016 by the Nigeria Football Federation led Nigeria’s Super Eagles to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, as well as a third-place finish at the recently concluded Afcon 2019 in Egypt.
Rohr and along with Clemens Westerhof have the two best winning percentages of all Nigerian Men's Coaches.