Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr gave his players the opportunity to spend time with their families and friends on Wednesday night after their AFCON 2019 quaterfinal 2-1 win against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, reports Completesports.com.
Rohr announced the news to the players after dinner at the team’s Le Merdien Hotel, while informing them that all the 23 players
must also report for breakfast on Thursday morning.
The news was greeted with loud uproar from the players who were still reeling with excitement following the win against the South Africans.
The players, after a light training session on Thursday morning, were expected to begin full preparation for their semifinal game at the Chams Sports Centre, Cairo, on Thursday.
The three-time champions will face the winner of the quarterfinal clash between the Desert Foxes of Algeria and the Elephants of Cote d’l voire in the semifinal.
The semifinal match which will hold at the Cairo International Stadium will kick off at 8pm Nigerian time.
By Adeboye Amosu (pix: Ganiyu Yusuf) in Cairo