Should Rohr Be Judged Based On Silverware Or Qualification Results?

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There is no doubt that every coach is judged by their achievements with the team they have been saddled to handle regardless of their performance on the field of play.

Can achievements be determined by the number of trophies won or by the number of times a team qualified for major tournaments?

The foregoing paints a picture of the present predicament of Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, who many consider as a coach that has underachieved with the array of players at his disposal. Rohr was appointed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in 2016 to revamp the Super Eagles and make them indomitable, most especially with the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers just around the corner.

Having been pitted in a Group of death that included Algeria, reigning Africa Cup of Nations champions, Cameroon and Zambia, most football pundits thought the team had a high mountain to climb to qualify for the Mundial.

However, the whole scenario changed as Rohr against all odds picked the sole ticket to…



Source: Complete Sports