Super Eagles : Coach Rohr ranked 19th World’s Best National Team Coach

Author: Futaa Sports
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has been ranked 19th best in the world of national team ranking.

According to International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS), Rohr is joint 19th in the ranking alongside five others – the national team coaches of Sweden, South Korea, Denmark, China and Iran.

Rohr's feat in 2019 was taking the Super Eagles to a third-place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

After the AFCON 2019, Rohr has played four matches without a defeat, winning the first two AFCON 2021 qualifier matches against Benin and Lesotho in November.

Djamel Belmadi, who led Algeria to the 2019 AFCON title, is fifth on the list, while the number one is Portugal’s coach Fernando Santos.

Brazil coach Tite is ranked number two, while Belgium coach, Roberto Martinez is the third best-ranked coach.

France head coach, Didier Deschamps, is ranked number four with England’s Gareth Southampton in number six.

The IFFHS is an organization that chronicles the history and records of association football.

It was founded on 27 March 1984 in Leipzig by Alfredo Poge with the blessings of general secretary of the FIFA at the time, Helmut Kaser.