For every player in the Nigeria Professional Football League, criticism has been their constant companion. And when they eventually get an invitation from national team managers, they still get the sticks from home fans, who yelled and swore at them for lacking enough ammunition to compete for shirts with their foreign based teammates.
Super Eagles of Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr has declared that he would always select the best players to represent the country in any match and has been accused of always selecting foreign-based players and neglecting the home-based players anytime there are international engagements. Coach Gernot Rohr has always argued that home based-players do not have the technical nohow to represent Nigeria, that is why he has always fielded foreign-based at international engagements, but recently Nigerians were stunned after coach Rohr released the Super Eagles of Nigeria 25-man squad that will face the 7-time Gold Cup Champions, Mexico in an International friendly Scheduled to be played in the United States of America, on the 4th of July 2021, regular players like Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Captain Ahmed Musa, Troost Ekong and a host of other regular first-team players for the Super Eagles were dropped, for an all home-based team, consisting of 4 players each from Enyimba and Rangers, 3 players each from Akwa United, Kwara United, and Plateau United, 2 players each from Rivers, and Katsina, 1 player each from Abia, Heartland Kano, and Nasarawa.
Super Eagles of Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has released the list of the invited players for the friendly match against the Mexico national team which will take place on the 3rd of July. The former Girondins Bordeaux football club head coach has on Monday morning named 25 home based players who are plying their trades in the Nigerian Professional Football League for next Month's encounter.
German second tier side, FC Paderborn have given Super Eagles left-full back, Jamilu Collins the go ahead to have his vacation extended, nau.ch can report. The club's pre-season programs got underway last weekend under the watchful eye of coach Lukas Kwasniok with 31 players in attendance, but Collins was missing after he was granted a leave extension by the club due to his International engagement with Nigeria.
One of the fallouts of the recent Super Eagles friendly matches against Cameroon was Gernot Rohr's refusal to play some of the invited players. The performances and the results were not particularly pleasing but the results of friendly matches should not really matter. However, the positives from friendly matches should include the emergence and bedding in of new players.
Every little shining light in the Nigeria Professional Football League gets taken away by the desperation to play abroad, even if it means playing in the most obscure leagues just to earn a living, and by extension attract the attention of the national team handlers. And this is not farfetched but for the invitational policy of the current Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr who doesn't believe that quality players abound in the local league who can fit perfectly into his set-up if given the opportunity.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is under no illusion as to the size of his task but sees the key to success as building a club atmosphere in the national squad. Had Nigeria won the last AFCON in Egypt, football fans would have nodded their heads in admiration, doffed their cap and paid tribute to Rohr.
Nigerian National team coach Gernot Rohr has released a list of playerd called up for next month friendly match against Mexico. The Super Eagles friendly match against Mexico next month will be played in United States of America. Twenty-two locally based players were called up for this encounter.
Nigerians are well known to be lovers of Religious Activities whether as a Christian or a Muslim. Religious Activities is something that is widely practiced in different parts of the world, as it cuts across different sectors, even in sports. Newly Invited Nigerian Super Eagles Forward, Abraham Ayomide Marcus has shown that he is a real lover the Bible as he often quote Bible verses on his Instagram posts.
On Sunday, the Nigerian Football Federation announced the list of players to travel to the US to play a friendly game against Mexico. The list is made up of home based players, a move which will give the Nigerian based players opportunity to impress the coach, Gernot Rohr after his skepticism about home based players
Gernot Rohr, the Nigeria super Eagles's coach has released his 25-man squad of home-based players for the next month international friendly match against Mexico in United States of America. The match will take place at the Los Angeles Momorial Coliseum on July 4. The invited players are expected to report for duty on Tuesday, 22nd June with their travel documents at the Serob Legacy Hotel, Wuye, Abuja.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria are one of the most successful teams in Africa. Since the appointment of Gernot Rohr as the head coach of the Super Eagles, the team have been witnessing a lot of improvements. However, in recent times, the form is deteriorating.
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has shown on countless occasions he’s open to giving youth a chance. Regardless of age, the Super Eagles boss will carve out a role for a young player within his squad if their form warrants it. For example, Maduka Okoye and Zaidu Sanusi' have played their way into the current squad.
In the next two months, Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr will be celebrating 5 years in charge of Nigeria's national football team. This will make him by far the longest serving foreign coach of the Super Eagles in the 21st century. Neither Lars Lagerback nor Berti Vogts, who were the two foreign coaches before him, lasted up to two years.
As Super Eagles international friendly match against Mexico draws closer, the Coach of the Nigerian national team, Gernot Rohr, has invited 25 home-based footballers in regards to the match which will take place on July 4. The invitation of the 25 players was announced in a statement that was released on Sunday, June 20.
In the next two months, Gernot Rohr will complete 5 years as head coach of the Super Eagles. In 57 matches in charge of the national team, a total of 18 different players have scored a total of 63 goals under him. An own goal scored by South Africa makes it a total of 64 goals in 57 matches with an average of 1.12 goals per match.
On Sunday, June 13 2021, two of some of Nigeria's biggest club will go into a duel in kaduna. A game that is obviously the biggest NPFL game of the weekend. This game deserves to be live on NPFL Tv, at least for the following reasons:
New coaches always appear to usher in a new era, but little did they know that some things never change and that their biggest problem, in most cases, is not on the bench. In 2016, Gernot Rohr became the 35th manager to coach the Super Eagles.
Barring any last minute hitches, Turkish Super Lig giants, Besiktas look set to wrap-up talks that will see Super Eagles and Boavista defender, Chidozie Awaziem return to Turkey this week. Turkish news handle, milliyet revealed that Besiktas are in dare need of an experienced defender as stop gap for Francisco Montero who returned to Atletico Madrid and Awaziem turned out to be the best option.
Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles of Nigeria Coach, has failed to uplift the national team. The German- Franco born tactician has managed 21 wins in 53 games, since he took charge of the Super Eagles in 2016. He led Nigeria to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, where the Eagles crumbled to the superior football fireworks of Argentina.