AFCON 2019: There are no easy matches for us, we never underrate anybody – Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says


Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he is careful about the two debutant groups in the Super Eagles’ gathering at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria have drawn Guinea, Madagascar and Burundi in Group B – with the last two showing up at these recently extended finals.

“It’s great to see new nations, with the excitement that they can convey to this African Cup of Nations,” Rohr said.

“Madagascar, I know them great – my better half is from Madagascar,” the mentor included.

“There are no simple counterparts for us, we never underestimate anyone. Be that as it may, I trust we can leave this gathering and go beyond what many would consider possible,” said Rohr, who additionally lauded Burundi for the manner in which they expelled Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s Gabon in the qualifiers.

Rohr said he was hoping to play neighborly matches against two genuine contenders for the title, Senegal and Ghana, in the keep running up to the competition.

Guinea mentor Paul Put additionally proposed that Burundi and Madagascar would exhibit a conceivable issue in their gathering.

“I know from my time with Burkina Faso [who he took to the last against Nigeria in 2013]that outcasts can go far, so we must be cautious,” the Guinea mentor revealed to BBC Sport.

“It’s constantly troublesome with pariahs who have nothing to lose. Our focus must be up there.”

Morocco mentor Herve Renard says one more gathering with his previous group Ivory Coast is an “exceptional diversion” for him.

The man who drove the Elephants to Nation Cup magnificence will take on his previous charges for the third time in the same number of years, after the attract was made Cairo on Friday night.

South Africa and Namibia complete their pool, yet it is the gathering between the Atlas Lions and Ivory Coast on 26th June which draws in most consideration in Group D.

“Once again!” Renard shouted as the draw set up the opposite sides together for the third time in succession, after the two were likewise attracted together the 2017 Nations Cup and 2018 World Cup qualifying efforts.

In any case, Renard said that Morocco, after their Russia 2018 experience, were going to the Nations Cup with “desire” to add to their one mainland crown – and for that they would need to focus on the entirety of their rivals.

Egypt’s associate mentor, Hany Ramzy, said after the draw that the Pharaohs were “agreeable” with their pool, which pits them against DR Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in Group A.

“We are certain, we are here in our property with the supporters behind us, so we need to endeavor to achieve the last.”

Discussing the opening amusement against Zimbabwe, positioned in excess of 50 puts underneath them, he recognized that the Warriors will at present represent a test to the host country.

“Whoever you play against, the opening diversion will be intense, yet I figure we can win the match.


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