Gernot Rohr urges Super Eagles stars to go for early goals against Seychelles

Gernot Rohr urges Super Eagles stars to go for early goals against Seychelles

- Gernot Rohr has charged Super Eagles squad members to attack Seychelles from the start of the match

- Seychelles conceded 11 times in their two previous away games in the qualifying series,

- Nigeria battle Seychelles in their final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Friday in Asaba, Delta state.

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles head coach, has urged his players to attack Seychelles right from the commencement of hostilities on matchday.

The three-time African champions play host to Seychelles in their last match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Friday, March 22 in Asaba, Delta state.

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At the last count, Seychelles have failed to score in their two away fixtures in the qualifying series, and went on to concede five times against Libya and six against South Africa.

The Franco-German tactician has charged his players to be at their best despite the small size of the pitch.

“I want to see the team go forward to score goals on a pitch which is not the biggest.

“We want to find find spaces tactically behind this defence of Seychelles.

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“It will not be easy, they have prepared their team very well since the beginning of March in Ethiopia and they have had a long preparation,” Rohr was quoted as saying by ESPN.

The 2019 AFCON draw will hold on April 12 in Cairo, while the tournament kick-off on June 21 in the north African nation. .

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Super Eagles stars were in top shape as they kicked-off their training session in grand style ahead of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final qualifying game against Seychelles and Egypt friendly.

Reports via Super Eagles official Twitter handle, revealed that all 23 players invited for the match took active part during the session at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.

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