HomeNigeria National Teams

2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Benin Bank On Local Stars To Beat Super Eagles

2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Benin Bank On Local Stars To Beat Super Eagles

Gamezop Banner On Complete Sports 468x60

Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer will now count on local league stars for this month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying games Nigeria and Sierra Leone due to the unavailability of a number of his foreign-based stars, reports Completesport.com.

Dussuyer will be without several of his key stars after clubs in France announced they will not be releasing their players for international games outside Europe during the upcoming window.

The Frenchman was earlier scheduled to release his list for both games on Tuesday, but it was postponed to Thursday (today) due to uncertainties surrounding the availability of the top foreign pros.

“We are still waiting for the list. Somebody is sure when it will come out,”a reliable source in the Benin Football Federation told Completesports.com.

Read Also: Benin In Disarray Ahead Super Eagles Clash As Foreign Pros Shun AFCON Qualifier

“The big difficulty now is that we won’t have our players in France for the games. We have over half our players in France and it is difficult for the coach to find a way around it at the moment.

“We are probably going towards a local team which will be reinforced by the players playing in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Algeria and Tunisia.”

Benin will host the Super Eagles on March 27 at the Stade Charles de Gaulle, Porto-Novo, and then face Sierra Leone three days later in Conakry.

The Squirrels will secure a place in Cameroon 2021 with a win against the Super Eagles.

By Adeboye Amosu

Fastest Paying Betting Site in Nigeria: Grab your 140% First Time Deposit Bonus Now — www.Sportybet.Com

Copyright © 2021 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.

 

COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 2
  • This will be an easy one for rohr and his team, to play home base won’t be an easy journey I would prefer the foreigners cos home base will like to play with their life and also our players is be weary of injury. Good luck to the eagles.

     
  • This will not be an easy one for rohr and his team, to play home base won’t be an easy journey I would prefer the foreigners cos home base will like to play with their life and also our players will be weary of injury. Good luck to the eagles.