Rohr Include Scouts In Super Eagles List For Liberia, Cape Verde

It won’t be long before the Super Eagles list for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifiers are out.

Coach Gernot Rohr had said repeatedly he was spoilt for choice with many of the Super Eagles stars in the best form of their lives in their respective European sides.

The German affirmed that players to be so selected for the forthcoming international matches will be based on serious scouting and monitoring.

“We are preparing our list with a lot of scouting and monitoring,” Rohr told NationSport yesterday.

Nigeria will begin their long campaign towards a place in the FIFA World Cup with a home match against the Lone Star of Liberia  on the  weekend of June 5 to 8 while they travel away to Cape Verde on  the weekend of June 11 to 14.

Though the 67-year-old former Bayern Munich defender said he was hopeful that the match would go ahead as planned given the prevailing circumstances as per COVID -19.

He added that he would this weekend visit a Super Eagles star who recently bounced back to match fitness.

“I will travel the weekend to meet one player coming back from injury,” Rohr said further without disclosing the particular player.

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“We hope that our matches in June will be played,” added Rohr.

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