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Super Eagles Head coach, Gernot Rohr has warned Nigerian to not misjudge Benin once his side face the West African team today in the AFCON 2021 qualifying match.

Rohr, whose side boasts very young and pacy players, coached the Super Eagles to spectacular results against Ukraine and Brazil last month, however has warned Nigerians to not take the terribly defensive-minded Benin with a pinch of salt, as they’re a threat on the counter when they decide to sit back and defend.


Rohr talking to reporters throughout the pre-match group discussion in Uyo, aforementioned : ”We try continually to bring the simplest team, our 2 games you spoke regarding were terribly tough games against nice teams however not African groups, the soccer was totally different and therefore the 2 groups contend terribly obnoxiously thus we have a tendency to had house and that we would like that in our team for our fast wingers and strikers, we have a tendency to get pleasure from it.


”It won’t be identical game maybe tomorrow as a result of Benin Republic as a team play well defensively, you saw them play within the AFCON competition, they did thus well, they eliminated Morocco as an example and it’ll diverge.


”Our 2 games we have a tendency tore sensible games however it’s dangerous to believe currently we contend well in these 2 games it’ll be simple against Benin, it’ll be tougher as a result of it’s a distinct team, totally different soccer and that we solely have someday however it is the same for them.

”When you play reception, you permit thusme guiltiness in your play so I hope that with one coaching session, everyone along, we are going to be ready to have a decent performance.

”If we have a tendency to play well, with our quality, nice pitch, we have a tendency to didn’t go there yesterday with our fourteen players for the coaching, I hope the pitch are going to be sensible to play sensible soccer like we have a tendency to did in the last 2 games but in a very totally different means as a result of African soccer isn’t the same”.

There’s been plenty of say Rohr‘s late substitutions in matches and he explained his reasons for not creating changes until the dying minutes of matches.

The Franco-German tactician explained : ”I opt to wait to take care to form sensible replacements than to travel quickly.

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”I let the players the prospect to point out themselves, I even have confidence within the team beginning the sport then to bring someone out if there’s no injury.

”I should take care that we’ve got higher potentialities to be stronger while not the folks beginning the sport however i believe we have a tendency to modified six players in Singapore, it absolutely was the most.

”In Ukraine additionally, we saw plenty of individuals, currently we’ve got the prospect to own 2 games which implies that we will see plenty of players additionally.

”The players ar happy after they play however we have a tendency to ar twenty three, we will solely play fourteen in official games. such as you see the spirit within the team is sweet and that they admit another players will begin in their place.”