AFCON 2019 : PINNICK, ROHR DISAGREE OVER EAGLES
Written by thereachfm on March 25, 2019
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick has disagreed with the Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr over the manager’s comments that the Nigerian team are not favourites to win the 2019 African Cup of Nations trophy this summer in Egypt.
Meanwhile, the Super Eagles were the first team to qualify for the tournament on the continent and during the weekend by beating Seychelles 3-1 to finish top of the group which also has South Africa and Libya.
However, Pinnick, who expressed his displeasure at Rohr’s statement said that he was expecting the Super Eagles to go for the ultimate prize at Egypt 2019 adding that if the team plays to their best strength, it would ensure them a place in the semifinals.