Tremendous Eagles supervisor, Gernot Rohr, has warned that Nigeria’s 2021 AFCON qualifier fixtures in opposition to Benin and Lesotho is not going to be straightforward video games for his facet as a result of the Likuena drew in opposition to the Squirrels.
Rohr, nevertheless, promised that the Tremendous Eagles are going to provide their greatest in opposition to Benin and Lesotho.
Nigeria will on Saturday deal with Benin on the Stade Charles de Gaulle, earlier than going through Lesotho on March 30 in Lagos.
Rohr’s males lead the Group L qualifying group with 8 factors after 4 matches whereas Benin path in second place with 7 factors and Lesotho are on the backside of the group with 2 factors.
“We wish to end our qualification on a optimistic word and the 2 matches in opposition to Benin and Lesotho are essential,” Rohr instructed the CAF web site.
“After all, we all know that Benin is tough to beat after our final sport in Uyo [Nigeria won the game 2-1], and we want a minimum of a degree in opposition to them to qualify for subsequent yr’s AFCON.
“Then, we’re enjoying our remaining sport in Lagos. We wish to win in Lagos as a result of it has been a very long time since we final performed there, and we wish to conclude the qualifiers with a victory as properly.
“These aren’t going to be straightforward matches as a result of Lesotho drew with Benin, however we’re going to provide our greatest in opposition to these opponents.”