Paying attention and less individual errors might be a priority for Nigeria when they take on defending champions Cameroon at the Africa Cup of Nations in Alexandria on Saturday,
A defensive lapse from centre back Leon Balogun saw Nigeria concede early and go on to be upset 2-0 by Madagascar in their last group game.
It was result that relegated Nigeria to second place in the group and effectively set up a meeting with their neighbours and arch rivals in the first knockout round.
“I’m scared of us committing individual errors and I hope we won’t have individual errors again tomorrow that will cost us,” said Rohr, who is hoping the hiccup against the Malagasy might yet turn out to be a positive.
 “The match against Madagascar was a little deception but we and the fans have learnt to be humble.”

😉Continue Reading Below ...😜
  Sport Flames img

He said the team wanted make amends after that disappointment.
“There were changes in the team to play some players and keep them in the rhythm of the competition, but now the best team have to start against Cameroon to do their best and make Nigeria proud,” the German-born coach added.
You know when you hear Cameroon and Nigeria there is always a sense of revenge,” he said.
“We know that Cameroon are very strong with good footballing education in France and we hope we can find their weak points,” he added.
Gernot Rohr also confirmed captain John Mikel Obi is ruled out of the game due to injury worries.

  Sport Flames img

Post a Comment

Blog Designed By CodeHead Copy Rights 2015 . Powered by Blogger.