Rohr Drops One Star Player From S’Eagles Friendlies At Last Minute

LASK Linz goalkeeper Tobias Lawal has been knocked out of the Super Eagles friendlies.

The goalie will not be featuring for Super Eagles in tomorrow’s clash against Algeria because he does not have a Nigerian passport and in Austria, dual citizenship is not allowed.

Coach Gernot Rohr disclosed that the gloveman, who has played for the Austrian U20s, will not play any part in the friendlies against Algeria and Tunisia because Austrian law forbids dual citizenship.

“He’s not on the squad,” Rohr after providing the background behind this decision.

The goalkeeper has a Nigerian father and an Austrian mother.

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He has been one of four goalkeepers who have been training with the Nigeria squad in Austria.

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