1. Rohr: Libya Will Be Tougher In Sfax, But Eagles Are Hungry For Another Win
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, believes his team will face a difficult battle against the Mediterranean Knights of Libya in Tuesday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture at the Stade Taïeb Mhiri, Sfax, but assures his charges are well motivated to beat their opponent, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Rohr’s charges thrashed the North Africans 4-0 at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo on Saturday with Odion Ighalo grabbing a hat-trick and Samuel Kalu netting the other goal for the West Africans.
2. Libya Captain Nashnoush Suspended For Super Eagles Clash In Sfax
Libya will be without their goalkeeper, Muhammad Nashnoush, for Tuesday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Super Eagles of Nigeria due to suspension, Completesportsnigeria. com reports.
Nashnoush, who is the skipper of the Mediterranean Knights picked up a yellow card in fourth minute of the matchday-three clash against the Super Eagles last Saturday at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo.
3. Libya will fall in Sfax – Ibitoye
Super Eagles media officer, Toyin Ibitoye say the players are ready to give their best against Libya in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Sfax.
Having recorded a sweet victory, where the team walloped Libya 4-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Saturday, Nigeria sits second on the table with six points, one point behind South Africa that are top of the group with seven points.
4. ‘Nothing special about Gernot Rohr’ – Dosu Joesph compares Nigeria coach to Stephen Keshi
Ex-Nigeria goalkeeper Dosu Joseph says that there is no difference between the current Super Eagles handler Gernot Rohr and his predecessors.
Rohr’s work in the national team has earned him lots of plaudits since he succeeded Sunday Oliseh at the helm in August 2016.
5. Onazi: We Need Maximum Concentration In Sfax
Though the game is billed for neutral territory in Sfax, Tunisia, Onazi acknowledged that it is still a home game for Libya, hence his verdict that The Mediterranean Knights might still want to exploit some tricks to give themselves an advantage.
Onazi, who will not play the game due to a relapse of an injury he has been nursing at his club, said the Eagles will do everything they can to qualify for the 2019 AFCON, but urged soccer fans to support the team.