AFCON 2019 Qualifier: Rohr hails Eagles resilience


After recording a 2-3 win over hard fighting Mediterranean Knights of Libya on Tuesday night, Nigeria Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has hailed his players for securing maximum points.

Changchun Yatai forward, Odion Ighalo netted a brace against the Libyans with Ahmed Musa scoring in between ensured Nigeria recorded another victory over Libya after an emphatic 4-0 win on match day 3 in Uyo.

Rohr reacted at the post match conference and also stated that the team is yet to qualify for the competition.

” Coach Gernot Rohr: “I congratulate my team for this victory. It was a huge test of our character. We lost a 2 goal lead, but fought hard instead of dropping our heads. We will stay humble because we have not qualified for AFCON yet. We keep fighting.” he concluded.

Nigeria now lead the group with 9 points from 4 matches, followed by South Africa who have got 8 points from the same number of matches.

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