Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, has lost his 97-year-old mother, Elizabeth Rohr.
The news was announced by the Nigeria Football Federation on its verified Twitter handle.
The NFF also commiserated with the German national over his loss.
NFF tweeted, “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.”
Football enthusiasts and well wishes have thronged to NFF’s twitter page to pray for the Rohr family over their loss.
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) September 12, 2019