Rohr to test Super Eagles against German machine in World Cup preparation

Gernot Rohr

The Super Eagles may soon be playing the current holders of the FIFA World Cup, Germany in a friendly in preparation for Russia 2018, Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has revealed.

Nigeria qualified for the 2018 global showpiece after topping CAF qualifying group B ahead of Zambia, Cameroon and Algeria.

And preparations are set to begin as the team manager stated that talks of playing the Confederations Cup champions have already begun.

“We have already told Germany that we will like to play them in any of the FIFA International friendly windows between May and June provided we are not in the same World Cup group,” he said.

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“I have told the NFF president to get us a friendly match to be played in Abuja to show them the 23 players selected for the World Cup and to say goodbye before leaving for Russia.”

The Super Eagles have one final group game against Algeria in November.

After which they will discover their World Cup group opponents on December 1 at the draw which is scheduled to hold in Russia.

And the 2018 finals will be from June 14 to July 15.


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