Gernot Rohr to unveil squad to play AFCON qualifiers match against Seychelles


The Super Eagles of Nigeria head coach, Gernot Rohr, set to unveil his squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match against Seychelles on Friday.

Seychelles will host Nigeria on Matchday 2 and play against Libya’s Mediterranean Knights at home on Matchday 3.

The Super Eagles coach was at the newly-renovated Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna yesterday, to inspect the facilities.

Rohr came in company of NFF’s 2nd Vice President/LMC Chairman, Mallam Shehu Dikko, along with Super Eagle’s Team Administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor.

Meanwhile, officials who confirmed to said the German tactician will release his list of invited players tomorrow.

After hosting Libya on October 10, the Super Eagles will play away to the Knights three days later, before flying to South Africa for the return against the Bafana Bafana on November 17.

The last match of the series will see the Super Eagles squad play against Seychelles at home on March 22, 2019.

In their first fixture in June 2017, Nigeria lost 0-2 to the Bafana Bafana in Uyo.

The 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will be staged in Cameroon in the summer of next year.


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