Nigerian coach, Gernot Rohr, has lost his mother.
Elizabeth Rohr, the 97-year-old mother of the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, is dead.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), broke the news on its verified Twitter page on Thursday, September 12, 2019.
Though details of her death remain sketchy, there are indications that she would be given a befiting burial.
The federation, under the leadership of Amaju Pinnick, has sent a condolence message to the coach in Europe to commiserate with him over the loss.
“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,” NFF wrote.
The sad incident occurred barely a few days after the coach and his team drew 2-2 with Ukraine's national team in an international friendly football match.