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Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr
Personal information
Date of birth (1953-06-28) 28 June 1953 (age 61)
Place of birthMannheim, West Germany
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubNiger (manager)
Youth career
1961–1972VfL Neckarau
Senior career*
1972–1974Bayern Munich[1]6(0)
1974–1975SV Waldhof Mannheim21(1)
1975–1977Kickers Offenbach62(1)
Teams managed
2005–2006Young Boys
2008–2009Étoile Sahel[3]
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gernot Rohr (born 28 June 1953) is a German manager and former footballer who manages the Niger national football team.[4] He has previously coached the Gabon national football team.

Managerial career

In 1996, he managed Girondins Bordeaux to the UEFA Cup final, where they lost to Bayern Munich over two legs, 0–2 away and 1–3 at home.[5] Bordeaux's run to the final included a famous 3–0 win over AC Milan in the quarter-finals. From October 1998 until April 1999 he was sports director of Eintracht Frankfurt.

Rohr was fired by Étoile Sportive du Sahel following a third place finish in the league, outside of the 2010 CAF Champions League places, on 15 May 2009.[6] On 9 June 2009, he was named as the new head coach of the Ligue 2 team FC Nantes, his contract running till 30 June 2011.[7][8] On 3 December 2009, he was fired by FC Nantes and replaced by Jean-Marc Furlan.[9] On 21 February 2010, Rohr replaced French coach Alain Giresse at the helm of the Gabon national football team.[10]


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