Rohr appeals to Uyo fans

October 7, 2017

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has appealed to the fans in Uyo to come out to support the team to win the match against Zambia today.

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Nigeria cheer during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying football match between Nigeria and Cameroon at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, southern Nigeria, on September 1, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

He said the fans were instrumental to the emphatic win over Cameroon and he asked them to repeat

Speaking also, the Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, said the players were also motivated for the match.

“It is a game we want to win, and hopefully we will win. We are not going to take this game lightly,” Mr. Mikel said.

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He said his team was very confident and that the game would be won on the basis of a complete teamwork by the Super Eagles.

Ola Aina, a new inclusion in the Super Eagles team, while speaking also promised to be focused and to do his best for his country.

Mr. Aina, who plays for Hull City in England, assured Nigerian fans that he was ready to serve his country with all his strength.


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