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Rohr debunks quit rumours, vows to lead Eagles to 2019 AFCON glory

Rohr debunks quit rumours, vows to lead Eagles to 2019 AFCON glory

Super Eagles handler, Gernot Rohr has suggested that it will ve stupid of him if leaves these talented, young, energetic group of boy at his disposal for another country.

Reports making the round suggest that the Franco-German has taken an appointment with Algerian national team as Rabah Madjah replacement but Rohr has debunked the rumours.

Gernot Rohr revealed that he is only focused on taking Nigeria to 2019 Nations Cup in Cameroon and qualifying for 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

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“When you have a team playing this good, beating Iceland who are ranked 20 in the world, while we are 49, a team that had Argentina who are number six in the world close to a knockout, who would think of resigning from this team? You would need to question your own work. No, it’s out of the question for me right now.

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“Our project is also focused on the 2019 AFCON as well as the next World Cup. These are targets; we have players aged 19, 21 and 22 who are all first XI and we can be positive and believe that they will improve in the future,” Rohr concluded.

Super Eagles will resume AFCON quaifier matches with clash against Seychelles in September before games against Libya and South Africa to whom they lost 2-0 in their first qualifier game.

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By: Tope Adefala

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