Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr is confident his young squad will make the country proud when the 32nd edition of the African Cup of Nations holds this summer.
In a message posted on the Super Eagles official twitter handle, the former Gabon manager said that part of his New Year wishes to Nigerians is to have a successful football season beginning with the AFCON.
“Obviously it’s a big year for Nigerian football. Let”s have a great football season with a successful AFCON, “Rohr began.
“My squad is still improving but I believe our young team will work hard to make Nigerians proud. I wish all our fans worldwide good health and happiness,” Rohr concluded.
Rohr, however, remains very much determined to strengthen his squad before the tournament and will use the March fixtures against Seychelles and Egypt to prepare his team as he hopes for after a not
too convincing World Cup performance.
Meanwhile, CAF will announce the host this year’s Africa Cup of Nations finals on Wednesday after Cameroon was stripped of the hosting rights last year. Egypt and South Africa are the two countries battling to host Africa’s biggest football tournament.