Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr says the opening games against Liberia and Cape Verde will be key to Nigeria’s quest of qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Rohr made this known on Wednesday during a chat with PUNCH Sports Extra.
The German tactician stated that the Super Eagles must kick-start their campaign on a winning note against Liberia at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos next month.
“We will be ready in September for the World Cup qualifiers,” the German tactician continued.
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“We have to start well in Lagos (vs Liberia) and four days later, we play in Cape Verde.
“Cape Verde beat Cameroon 3-1 on their synthetic pitch recently. So, we know already that it will be very difficult.
“Our first two matches are very, very important.”