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2021 AFCON Qualifier: Why Super Eagles May Travel By Boat To Benin – Rohr

2021 AFCON Qualifier: Why Super Eagles May Travel By Boat To Benin – Rohr

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has confirmed the possibility of the team traveling to Benin via the use of a boat for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Nigeria will face the Squirrels of Benin on March 22 in a game that could decide the fate of the two teams.

In an interview with French radio station Europe1 (via Football 365), the German tactician lamented Benin’s poor road network for their decision not to travel by road to the capital, Porto Novo.

He also appealed to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to move their hotel closer to the Nigerian-Benin border.

“We will have the “fitness” at the hotel, which we did not have on the previous day in Benin City,” Rohr told French radio station Europe1 (via Football 365).

“We will be very close to Benin. We risk making the trip to Cotonou, where we play our match of the 5th day on March 27, by boat, because the road is not good and the crossing only lasts two hours.”


By Augustine Akhilomen

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  • SD Special Delivery Jones 3 years ago

    What kind of coach is this Gernot Rohr? He has failed and should leave Nigeria on the first available boat. How this man can suggest that the Super Eagles should travel to Benin by boat is totally beyond me. This coach has never achieved anything meaningful with Nigeria. Common Africa Cup of Nations trophy this man can’t win. He only managed to qualify for the semi finals because a lot of the South African players had stomach ache when they were playing Nigeria. In the quarter finals, the Cameroon goalkeeper had toothache so he was in pain. By the time Rohr face Belmadi, his luck had run out. This man should leave Nigeria now. He does not have any coaching capability. I hate him. I want everyone to join me in writing an online petition to the NFF to get rid of this Belmadi’s boy. The website for the petition is http://www.belmadisboy.com. Rohr has failed, Rohr must go.

    • Oga Rohr pepe them wellaaaaaa.

      they’ve started crying….


      Notice to all wailers:

      pls cry us blood…. We’re tired of your tears….


    • If all south african players were having stomak ach and ONANA was having tooth ach; then what happened in UYO bird nest when SE bash cameroun 4nil and hammered algeria 3-1????

      You failed to tell us what happened when SE caged football power house, Brazil….

      I think all Ukrainian players were having BP….

      All Zambian players were having headache….

      All Argentinian players were having running stomach when we hammered them 4-2….

      All Icelandis players were on their monthly period when Ahmed Musa single handedly destroyed them…..



  • Emmanuel 3 years ago

    Sd special,after all there is absolutely nothing special about you, because your reasoning is so so low.

  • Marvelous 3 years ago

    Hatred is worse than witchcraft, it swallows your sense of reasoning and leave you empty. @SD you need salvation.

  • Oakfield 3 years ago

    Incredible. Does it mean the nff can’t afford to fly the team to next door Benin, even if say na economy class, just to avoid this nonsense?????? I’m dumb founded. The nff is one main stumbling block to thr progress of Nigerian football.

    • Dr. Drey 3 years ago

      Dem wan take dem on boat cruise…..LMAO! Me sef nor go mind to join them for the cruise o. E don tey small wey I enjoy boat cruise. At least if Pinnick and Dare can ‘train’ with the team, dem suppose fit allow fans like me to enjoy this boat trip with the boys.

      Make una free the clown up there…na the same clown wey don dey constitute nuisance for this place, under another disguise. No matter how much you wash he-goat meat, smell of urine nor dey leave am.

  • pompei 3 years ago

    No be only boat. Na keke dem for take go Benin. Can NFF not arrange a jet to fly these boys to Benin? What kind of nonsense is this?

  • No boats please, I dont want to hear stories later.

  • Proudly 9ja 3 years ago

    NFF abeg contact pastor Sulaiman oooo lol him get 3 private jet na

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