Nigeria Football Federation explains delay in paying coaches

BBC Sport
Nigeria Football Federation explains delay in paying coaches
Nigeria Football Federation explains delay in paying coaches

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says delays in paying the salaries of coaches were a 'short-term' issue and admits Gernot Rohr has only received a portion of his salary for 2019. NFF vice-president Shehu Dikko confirmed there had been a delay to wage payments, claiming sponsors have been left embarrassed by negative reports and interference from government agencies which he says is blighting the football authority. "As we speak all our coaches have not received their salary on time, but coach Gernot Rohr has now been paid until March," Dikko told BBC Sport. "It's only a short-term issue because our sponsors (Aiteo) that we sourced to pay the coach have always fulfilled their contractual

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