Nigeria mentor, Gernot Rohr, may face tough selection decision in the following month’s AFCON qualifiers against Sierra Leone.
After the well disposed duels against Algeria and Tunisia, Rohr anticipates that the new young men should push the normal stars for spots in the Super Eagles.
Nigeria bowed 0-1 to Algeria and later player 1-1 draw against Tunisia. “Without a doubt, the outcomes might have been something more. We might have picked a draw against Algeria and a success against Tunisia,” Rohr told the Super Eagles Media group.
“We have a few positives to select from the games in light of the fact that disregarding missing some vital participants we actually contended well.
“Presently it will be hard for me to pick our rundown for the AFCON qualifiers one month from now on account of the new young men who progressed nicely.
“I accept these awesome neighborly games will assist us with getting back to winning ways when we play Sierra Leone next month(home and away). Great outcomes one month from now may see us fitting the bill for the 2022 AFCON as of now.”
Just the group of four of Dele Alampasu, Mathew Yakubu, Ola Aina and Tobias Lawal didn’t play in the two matches played in Austria of the 26 players welcomed by Rohr.
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The previous Gabon lead trainer is perky that his group contended well against the North African goliaths and he is satisfied that Nigerian debutants gave a decent record of themselves in those two global matches.
Rohr gave Eagles introductions to upwards of six stars including previous German youth worldwide and Hoffenheim safeguard Kevin Akpoguma and Belgian-conceived Genk forward, Cyriel Dessers.
Different stars who included unexpectedly for Nigeria’s senior group were Porto’s Zaidu Sanusi, Mydtjylland’s Frank Onyeka, Salzburg’s Samson Tijani, and CSKA’s Chidera Ejuke.
Sanusi dominated at full-back, Akpoguma demonstrated his adaptability at full-back and focus back, while Ejuke got the attention in an appearance appearing on Tuesday night.