Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, could also be heading on a collision course with the Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF) over the selection of venue for the Tremendous Eagles 2018 World Cup qualifying sport towards the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon.
It has been gathered that the NFF has proposed to maneuver the match out of the Godswill Akpabio Stadium however the thought has been rejected by the coach.
Points relating to logistics and angle of the gang made the NFF to toy with the thought of shifting the sport from the stadium, amidst speculations that the stadium is being underneath a spell by aggrieved homeowners of the land, who’re claiming their land was forcefully collected from them to construct the stadium.
Though, the NFF Secretary Basic, Sanusi Mohammed, has denied any plans to maneuver Tremendous Eagles matches to a different venue, a board member stated that yesterday that the difficulty was but to be resolved because the NFF management is critically analyzing the accessible choices.
The Eagles misplaced the final sport on the stadium to South Africa Zero-2 within the first AFCON 2019 qualifiers, and their subsequent aggressive sport which will likely be towards Cameroon within the race to be on the World Cup 2018 is rumoured to have been shifted from the bottom.
Nonetheless, coach of the Tremendous Eagles Gernot Rohr has kicked towards the thought of shifting the crew from the Godswill Akpabio Stadium insisting it is going to have an effect on the psychology of the gamers, who’ve taken the venue as their house.
“I’m in fixed contact with the crew’s captain, Mikel Obi, and different senior gamers they usually all agree that the crew stays in Uyo to complete all qualifiers. Altering the venue will put the boys underneath stress. The gamers are at house with Uyo followers,” Rohr said.
The coach insisted that the pitch didn’t contribute to his crew’s loss towards South Africa as speculated by many, and needs them to stay in Uyo to complete each the World Cup 2018 qualifiers and AFCON 2019 qualifiers as properly