By Bamidele Boluwaji: Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr is expected back in in Nigeria ahead of the Coca Cola World Cup trophy tour holding in Lagos on Saturday, and ahead of the much anticipated unveiling of his squad list for the upcoming international friendlies, Completesportsnige
ria.com (CSN) reports.
According to the Super Eagles Media Officer, Toyin Ibitoye, the Franco-German Coach is expected to arrive in Nigeria before Thursday for the event. The has been in Europe visiting Nigeria players at their various clubs.
Ibitoye also informs that the Super Eagles Coach will use the opportunity of the Coca Cola event to unveil the list players that have been invited for the two international friendly games against Poland and Serbia later this month.
“Rohr is coming back to Nigeria before Thursday because he has been invited for the Coca Cola World Cup tour and he is going to use the opportunity to unveil his list for the two international friendly matches against Poland and Serbia this month,” Ibitoye tells CSN.
It was gathered that the trophy which will be in Nigeria for four days, will spend two days in Abuja (Wednesday and Thursday) and two days in Lagos(Friday and Saturday).
Nigeria will play Poland in Warsaw on March 23 and also face Serbia on March 27 in London as part of preparations towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.