Seychelles vs Nigeria: The Nigeria Super Eagle Coach Gernot Rohr has assured Nigeria of the Eagle readiness to defeat Seychelles to keep the hope of qualify for 2019 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
Seychelles vs Nigeria is a crucial match for the Super Eagle. said Rohr.
“Everyone realizes the importance of this match. We are currently number three in our group and that position does not befit Super Eagles of Nigeria,” Rohr told thenff.com.
“It is not good for us because it is outside the qualification range.
“The players know this. They know that on Saturday they have to show character to put our campaign back on track with a good result.”
“We are not here on vacation. We are here for serious business,” he stated.
“We have a young, ambitious team and Nigeria has a better pedigree in the game of football than Seychelles. But we must not underrate them in any way or take things for granted.
Nigeria is grouped in group E alongside South Africa, Libya and Seychelles.
Super Eagle first match against South Africa ended in 0 – 2 defeat. Eagle will have to bounce back on track by defeating Seychelles with good goals margin.
South Africa in other hand will be looking forward to consolidate on their victory against Nigeria ewhen they play Libya. A win for them will keep them on top of the group.