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Monday was a special day for Nigerian football as the governing body NFF hosted an Award ceremony in the city of Lagos. The award was in recognition of the performances of players in the respective national teams as well as the league.

The major winner in the awards was AL-Nassr forward Ahmed Musa who went home with the Player of the Year and the Goal of the Year awards. The 26-year-old has enjoyed an unforgettable 12 months with the national team.

Rohr wants positive results

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr wants a positive result in the match against Seychelles that will be counting for the African Cup of Nations qualifier. He said that the Nigerian team has been preparing themselves well and that there is no reason why they cannot win the match against one of Africa minnows.

Nigeria who is currently third in the group need a win and Gernot Rohr said that all his players are aware of the situation. He said that this is not a good position to be in and that Nigeria should be among the top teams in the continent. He said that they have been working hard during the training session and that the players need to give their best on the pitch.

Nigeria Manager Not Afraid Of Tackling Argentina Superstar Lionel Messi

Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr believes the Super Eagles will be prepared for the challenge posed by Argentina and Lionel Messi at this summer’s World Cup in Russia. The west African nation have met with Argentina in the 2010 and 2014 edition of the global tournament, and Rohr claims that they don’t fear the presence of Messi in the opposition ranks anymore.