Gernot Rohr has submitted the Super Eagles team list for the September 10 international friendly between Nigeria and Ukraine to the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF.
Confirming to brila.net on Monday, the Super Eagles coach affirmed that he submitted the list last week Thursday.
“I did last Thursday our (Super Eagles’ team) list for September friendly. Normally we will play on the 10th of September. NFF will confirm this to the press later”,
The Franco-German tactician also confirmed that he has already started planning for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations’ qualifying series starting in November this year that he is leaving no stone unturned to prepare his team for the task ahead, a reason for submitting a strong team list for the Ukraine friendly.
Nigeria, who recently ranked 33rd best team in the world by the latest FIFA Rankings, will be meeting Ukraine who are ranked 25 best in the world in the high profile international friendly match.
Super Eagles were placed third at the recent AFCON in Egypt under Rohr, who still has a year to run on his contract.
Nigeria begin her qualifying series for the 2021 AFCON on November 11 against Benin Republic in Benin City.
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Lesotho and Seria Leone are the other teams in their qualifying group.
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