Rohr begins Nigeria reign with victory as Super Eagles beat Tanzania

New Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, began his stint in charge with a win, as Nigeria beat Tanzania 1-0 in their last 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom. Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho, unleashed a cracking effort late in the second half, to seal victory for…

Rohr to give Mikel Obi free attacking role

New Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, is ready to given Mikel John Obi a free role in the team’s attack. The midfielder, who plays in front of the back four for Chelsea, rolled back the years at this year’s Olympic Games in Brazil, when he was given an attacking role by coach Samson Siasia. Mikel…

Mikel Obi is a natural leader – Rohr hails Super Eagles captain

New Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has said he is satisfied with the attitude of captain Mikel John Obi, since he started working with him. The German hailed the Chelsea midfielder as a natural leader and made it clear he will remain the team’s skipper. “Mikel is a natural leader,” Rohr said. “His experience and…

No guarantee Nigeria will qualify for 2018 World Cup – Gernot Rohr

New Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has revealed that there is no guarantee that Nigeria would be in World Cup come 2018 in Russia. Rohr earns $40,000 monthly and was given a mandate by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, to take the Super Eagles to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Rohr while speaking in…