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Rohr Hints At Eagles Friendly Vs Saudi Arabia Sept. 11, Confirms Salisu’s Absence

Rohr Hints At Eagles Friendly Vs Saudi Arabia Sept. 11, Confirms Salisu’s Absence

By Johnny Edward:

Gernot Rohr has revealed that the Super Eagles may face Saudi Arabia in an international friendly on September 11, reports Completespotsnigeria.com reports.

Rohr who announced a 24-man squad for next month’s 2019 African Cup Of Nations qualifier against Seychelles on Friday made this known in a media conference in Lagos.

“We still have to finalize some little details, but there are talks a the moment,” Rohr revealed during media conference on Friday in Lagos.

He also revealed that his assistant coach Salisu Yusuf who is currently under investigation for bribery allegations will not be part of the technical crew for the game against Seychelles.

“No he will not, ” he said while responding to a question.

The Super Eagles need a win in the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Seychelles in order to keep pace with group leaders Libya and South Africa after suffering a 2-0 opening day loss to Bafana Bafana at home in June 2017.

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  • Presh 3 years ago

    What are we doing? 

  • Omo9ja 3 years ago

    Playing against an African team is way better than playing against Saudi Arabian team. What is happening in this country, I don’t know. It seems like people in charge of the national team already confused.

    They are driving the team backward. That is reason why we needed more of the service of our ex players in this current NFF board. Anyway sha, the truth is bitter. God bless Nigeria!!!

    • Crystal god go bless omo9ja you complain too much saudi Arabia defeated Egypt africa no one team and you think they re pushover?

    • Dr. Drey 3 years ago

      come…..why are u always complaining aimlessly..? are you the one that will donate the money for nff to organize the friendly…??? Wen u organize a friendly, you will be the one to pay for the stadium, the hotel, the flight, the appearance fees and the match bonus of both teams. Now another team is prepared to take up that burden and you are here complaining. African team or no african team…..This friendly by every means is a welcome development.It provides opportunity to test more players and get the team to play one more game together

  • saudi arabia won an african team at d just concluded wcup

  • Crystal 3 years ago

    Mind you Saudi Arabia beat African heavyweights Egypt with salah. So they’re not pushovers. After all did any African team cross the group stage of world cup?

  • Bestsports. 3 years ago

    Hello mr Rohrgalo!
    Your new list of invited players are strong only if the experience players who failed On live up to expectations can rise up!
    After the WORLD CUP JAMBOREE, IGHALO has been working extra hard scoring goals in CHINA fake league BUT he will be needing 25 games to just 4 goals when playing for NIGERIA. Can you continue to trust him goal scoring responsibility? We have new stars like Akinyimi who scores goal at the europa league with Reckless abandon! Even Eleke has great scoring TALENT but he is only on standby! Strange decision-makers!
    ONAZi has been a lively servant prior to the england match and even joel obi. So their inclusion is a welcome boost and great decision. Give them one or two more chance again before abandonment!
    Musa MOHAMMED has been loyal to nigeria right from u17 days. So why not help his career by promoting him and inviting him to play? Back that guy up and clubs will show him respect. Not by standby position non sense!
    Nigeria should firmly invite Eberechi of QPR team in England because we need number 10s!!!! Chidi nwakali is a gifted player and number 10. Atleast FROM training sessions material to gradually move them to first team.
    Akpeyi and Ezenwa inclusion are spot on! Because nigeria don’t have super goal keeper again. They are still ok and manageable!
    SALISU yusuf should be replaced with a great young and loyal coach. Nigeria has progressed SALISU yusuf enough so let other ypunger intelligent persons take up THAT chance now!
    Coach Rohr galo! Nigerians are watching you closely because after our WORLD CUP JAMBOREE together with ighalo we want to see complete GAME ON SUPER EAGLES.
    Good luck

  • prince p 3 years ago

    prince p: rohr has the eye to spot talents what we need to do is to beg nff to give him support also amaju pinnick have been trying administratively let us support him, pls tell Giwa to relax for GOd’s time is the best soon we will give him a chance to serve the nation then we see his ability. pls Mr pinick we are loosing a lot of talents to oyibos both in male and female football pls put a system on ground to arrest that i am not particularly happy with that now, that france have won the world cup with Africans it’s kudos to Europe not Africa