Nigeria Rohr Warns Amrouche's Departure Can Motivate Libya

Abuja, Nigeria, October 11 - Nigerian coach Gernot Rohr believes that the coach of Libel Adel Amrouche and his sudden withdrawal from the team could motivate their rivals even more ahead of a crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification. The match is going to take place on Saturday.

Amrouche ended as the Libya coach just days before clashes in Uyo, southern Nigeria, over unpaid wages. But the German manages Rohr has warned of complacency. Rohr said, "The coach can change, but the players and his assistants are still there so it will not be an easy game because they changed the coach. His guidance to the team is still there to motivate them."


The Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has stripped his mind off a lot of things as Nigeria get ready to host Algeria in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers in Uyo on Saturday.

The tie billed for November 12 will see the CAF World Cup Qualifier group B leaders Nigeria take on Africa’s highest ranked team Algeria, who are desperate to bounce back from the disappointment of playing 1-1 draw at home to Cameroun.

Rohr Ready to Pick Only Committed Players for Nigeria

Nigerian coach Gernot Rohr says that he would not think twice about dropping any player who is not committed to the national team.

The Super Eagles are once again undergoing a major revamp which is surprising considering that they were a dominant force in African football not too long ago. The presence of players like John obi Mikel and Obafemi Martins helped the Nigerian national team to lift the African Cup of Nations a few years ago. The highly talented squad has been on the wane in recent years. German nationalRohr was brought in to improve the fortunes of the national team.