Uyo - Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr on Saturday
declared that the celebrations should be put on hold as there are still more
matches to play in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying race.
The Franco-German spoke at the post match press conference,
after his charges dismantled Algeria’s Fennecs 3-1 at the Godswill Akpabio
International Stadium, Uyo.
In the same pragmatic manner he reacted after the win over
Zambia in Ndola last month, Rohr said: “We played a good match and got three
points, but I want to say that there are more matches to play and we have to
keep our focus.”
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Nigeria look solid at the top of Group B with six points,
with second –placed Cameroon, which Nigeria next play in August 2017, four
“We have a friendly against Egypt in Dubai in January, which
will enable me to look at the home –based players, but I will continue to
monitor the Europe –based players and we will see how we get matches for them
on FIFA free dates.”
The win earned Rohr, who was signed on by Nigeria August
this year, three wins out of three matches.
“I praise the players for their spirit, for their dedication
and for their discipline. They all did very well and I am happy at their
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