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Rohr’s assessment of Super Eagles’ 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers

The German tactician has expressed his delight with the performances of the three-time African champions within the marketing campaign

Nigeria nationwide staff Gernot Rohr has taken time to present an appraisal of his facet within the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and thanked followers for his or her help.

The Super Eagles ended the qualifying marketing campaign unbeaten, recording 4 wins and two attracts to complete high of Group L desk.

They additionally certified for the biennial event with two video games to spare after Lesotho and Sierra Leone performed out a draw on matchday 5 earlier than the three-time African champions confronted the Republic of Benin and likewise had a dead-rubber outing towards Lesotho of their final qualifying sport in Lagos.

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Rohr has expressed his satisfaction with the shows from his facet through the marketing campaign and promised followers they are going to see the Super Eagles play extra good soccer.

“It was a good result to win 3-0 against Lesotho. We did not concede a goal and we wanted to be more solid after our two games in November [against Sierra Leone],” Rohr advised the media.

“We did two clear sheets it’s good for the staff’s stability. To additionally rating 4 targets was additionally attention-grabbing. We recorded 4 wins and two attracts, similar as we did for the [2018] World Cup qualifiers.

“We thank Nigerians for the help, even after the 2 attracts towards Sierra Leone. The World Cup qualifiers will begin quickly, I feel we can do properly.

“Nigerians should expect good football again and on a good pitch I hope. Lagos did very well but they still have to improve especially in the area of traffic.”

Enyimba duo John Noble, Anayo Iwuala and Abia Warriors defender Adekunle Adeleke made Rohr’s staff towards Benin and Lesotho.

 The 67-year-old has now revealed his satisfaction with the Nigeria Professional Football League stars. 

“Iwuala is a good player, he played two games. In his first game, a lot of people were surprised by his performance. Noble and Adeleke also gave a good impression in training,” he continued.

Rohr additionally defined he enjoys a free hand within the choice of his staff with out interference from the president of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick.

“I’m working with him now since five years, and there is confidence, trust, and also for me, it’s important that he lets me work in my independence. I can choose my players, I can do my list, and I also appreciate his loyalty,” he advised Hip TV. 

Nigeria have now certified for 2 consecutive Africa Cup of Nations below the steering of Rohr, ending third on the final version of the continental event in Egypt.



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