Nigeria vs Benin Republic: Rohr identifies six players that could start 2021 AFCON qualifier


Head coach of the Tremendous Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has recognized six gamers that would star when his aspect sort out Benin Republic in Wednesday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.

In response to Rohr, Samuel Chukwueze, Joe Aribo, Samuel Kalu, Victor Osimhen, Chidozie Awaziem and Ola Aina might begin towards the Squirrels in Uyo.

Rohr’s males head to the sport following a 1-1 draw with Brazil in a world pleasant encounter final month.

”I don’t know what number of younger gamers will begin as a result of I’ve to see how they’re after the touring yesterday,” Rohr instructed reporters in his pre-match press convention in Uyo forward of Wednesday’s conflict.

”What is certain is that we are going to have no less than Awaziem or Ola, we could have Aribo if he’s prepared however he isn’t U23, we could have Osimhen who performed on Saturday night time, yesterday he was okay so I feel he’ll be prepared.

”We have now Chukwueze, he performed solely 45 minutes in his membership so it’s doable to start out the sport. Kalu performed on Friday which is nice so he has an opportunity to start out.”

The kick-off time for the match is 5pm.


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