Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has submitted the Super Eagles team list for the September 10 international friendly between Nigeria and Ukraine to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
The Franco-German tactician affirmed that he submitted the list last week Thursday.
“I did last Thursday our (Super Eagles’ team) list for September friendly. Normally we will play on the 10th of September. NFF will confirm this to the press later”,
Rohr also confirmed that he has already started planning for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations’ qualifying series starting in November this year that he is leaving no stone unturned to prepare his team for the task ahead, a reason for submitting a strong team list for the Ukraine friendly.
It would be recalled that Nigeria recently ranked 33rd best team in the world by the latest FIFA Rankings will be meeting Ukraine ranked 25 best in the world in the high profile International friendly match.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria was placed third at the recent AFCON in Egypt under Franco-Gernot Rohr, who still has a year to run on his contract.
The Eagles begin their qualifying series for the 2021 AFCON on November 11 against Benin Republic at the southern Nigerian town of Benin City.
Lesotho and Sierra Leone are the other teams in their qualifying group.
The top two teams qualify for the final tournament in Cameroon.
By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde