AFCON 2019: Rohr Arrives Nigeria for Super Eagles Preparation

Rohr Arrives Nigeria

Head coach Gernot Rohr has arrived in Nigeria to begin Super Eagles preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

The training for the biggest football competition in Africa begins on Sunday, June 2 in Asaba, the Delta state capital.

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“The coach is around now and the preparation is on top gear. He looks very focused and determined for the team’s success in Egypt,” the spokesman for the team Toyin Ibitoye said.

“Everything is working as planned and everything is set for camping in Asaba on Sunday.

“The coach will be in Asaba on Sunday likewise the players too. Majority of them are already in town and we are expecting successful camping.”

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AFCON commences from 21 June to 19 July, and Nigeria has been placed in Group B alongside Guinea, Madagascar, and Burundi.

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 years ago

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