Brazil vs Nigeria: Rohr speaks on Super Eagles performance

Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr, has shared his views on Super Eagles performance against Brazil in their friendly game in Singapore. reports that the Nigerian football team ended their match with Brazil in a 1-1 draw.

What Gernot Rohr said after Super Eagles match against Brazil

Speaking after the match on Sunday, October 13, 2019, Rohr told newsmen that: “It was tough for us as the second game because Brazil would not have wanted to leave Singapore without winning, and it feels very good to know that we can play so well against some of the biggest names in football.

“We didn’t have our best team here, but our wingers gave Brazil a lot of problems on the counter-attack and I am proud of our players. They can have a good future.

“We can still improve in defending set-pieces. We have height, with players as tall as two metres, but we have to be better in the air.

“It is not enough just to have good size, they need to jump well with good timing.

“These results are good for African football when Senegal and Nigeria did not lose to Brazil, one of the strongest teams in the world.”

Promise Amadi

Amadi Promise is an Assistant Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria ( who handles Sports & Educational sections. He loves sharing what he knows and also learns from others. Promise is also an Android developer at Rad5 Tech Hub.
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