Former Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, said he recommended Nigerian player Terem Moffi to his former club Nice during an interview with PUNCH. Rohr claimed he discovered the youngster and handed him an invitation two years ago, Moffi made his the Super Eagles in August 2021 and has had two goals to his name since then.
Moffi sealed a deadline day move from Lorient where he had scored 12 Ligue goals to Nice in a record worth €30m. He made his debut for Nice in their 3-1 win over Olympique Marseille last Sunday.
“It is a pleasure to speak about Moffi, I invited him to the Eagles for the first time two years ago, he is a very talented player, even stronger physically like many other strikers in Europe’s big teams”.
“Mentally he is very good as well, good discipline, good character, great fighting spirit, good shooting and fantastic headers.
“And he is going for €30m to my former club Nice, can you imagine that?
“Some people at Nice asked me about him before this offer and I gave them my honest recommendation with a good conscience about him abo, ut hiwith s qualitiedebue he is ve be with cautery strong. Several clubs wanted to sign him. He had seven offers in January, and I think it is a good move for him.”
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