Rohr Returns, Plans Friendlies
8 February 2017 Sport
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr will use the next few weeks to scout for new players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on his return from the AFCON in Gabon. Rohr was a pundit for a French television channel at Gabon 2017.
“Rohr is back in Lagos and he will use the next few weeks to scout for players in the southwest area,” a top source informed.
Meanwhile, the coach is proposing a second friendly against “robust-playing” DR Congo in London in March as they step up their preparations for a crunch 2018 World Cup double header against Cameroon in August.
The Eagles have already sealed a friendly with Senegal also in London in March.
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“Eagles will play two friendlies in London and already the Senegal game has been confirmed and now discussions are going on for a second game there against DRC, who also play a robust game like Cameroon,” a team official informed.