- Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday evening, March 27, beat Benin Republic 1-0
- Genk striker Paul Onuachu scored the goal that gave Super Eagles the win
- Rohr and his men have however qualified for the 2022 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon
Former Super Eagles captain Nwankwo Kanu has saluted the Nigerian team for their brilliant away win in Cotonou against Benin Republic in 2022 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Gernot Rohr and his men were superb on Saturday evening, March 27, as Paul Onuachu's goal gave Super Eagles the three maximum points against their opponents.
With one game to end the 2022 African Cup of Nations qualifiers, Super Eagles have already qualified for the competition ahead of their last game against Lesotho in Lagos.
”Congratulations my country people for this massive win. Up Super Eagles, we move.''
Gernot Rohr sends big message to Nigerians after Super Eagles' win over Benin as they qualify for 2022 AFCON
The Super Eagles still top Group L with 11 points from five matches, while Benin sit second with seven points and Sierra Leone follow in the third spot with four points.
At the last edition of the African Cup of Nations in Egypt, Nigeria were defeated by Algeria in the semifinal, but the Super Eagles went on to beat Tunisia in the third place match.
Gernot Rohr and his wards will want to soar at the next African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Rohr who is the coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria expressed happiness for his side's win over Benin Republic in the 2022 African Cup of Nations qualifiers played on Saturday, March 27.
The encounter saw the Super Eagles ending Benin Republic's eight-year unbeaten run coming to an end as Paul Onuachu's goal gave the three-time African champions the win.
Super Eagles have also qualified for the 2022 African Cup of Nations championship in Cameroon even though they have one game left to play in the qualifiers against Lesotho.
According to the report, Gernot Rohr described the win over Benin Republic as a perfect one which will boost the morale of his players ahead of next tie.
Last year, the German tactician and his wards failed to get a win in all their games, but they have now started 2022 in a remarkable fashion.
Ibitoye Shittu is an award winning Sports Journalist with more than 10 years experience in News-writing, reporting and Public Relation. He is an HND and B.SC holder of Mass Communication and can be reached on Twitter @Ibishittu