Seyi Olofinjana Backs Super Eagles For World Cup Quarter-Final

Sequential to World Cup qualification Rohr's contract to be extended

Sequential to World Cup qualification Rohr's contract to be extended

With the victory, Nigeria now tops their Group B which comprises Cameroon, Zambia and Algeria with 13 points and qualified for the World Cup with a game to spare.

The Nigerian side, at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in southern city of Uyo, Akwa Ibom defeated the Zambian national football team by 1-0 through a goal by Alex Iwobi.

The Franco-German tactician was engaged early a year ago at a time the profile of the team was at its lowest after failing to qualify for two consecutive African Cup of Nations tournaments and several coaches the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) planned to engaged turned down the job, to paved way for the Rohr to step in.

Super Eagles left full back Elderson Echiejile has been ruled out of Nigeria's final World Cup 2018 Qualifiers tie against Algeria in Algiers after picking up a hamstring injury in their 1-0 win over Zambia last weekend. With this at the back of our minds, I want to say we are not going to Russian Federation for a jamboree.

"We sat down together and we promised ourselves that we would go all out and get the ticket". On record, Rohr has played 10 matches, winning six and losing only one.

"Now, we should be talking about Grade A worldwide friendly matches for the team to put the players in shape and not just any friendly matches".

"That match was a big wake-up call for us".

"Players in the mould of Zinedine Zidane and Thiery Henry, who once played under me, are the calibre of stars I would want in the Super Eagles to execute the World Cup finals in Russia", Rohr said.

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