Rohr reacts as Cote d’Ivoire pulls out of Super Eagles’ pleasant
Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has admitted he’s disenchanted that Cote d’Ivoire has withdrawn from subsequent month’s pleasant match.
Rohr, chatting with NationSport, nonetheless, famous that their alternative, Algeria is a worthy opponent.
The Elephants had been initially scheduled to face Nigeria on October 9 in Austria.
However the Nigerian Soccer Federation (NFF) confirmed final week that their West African neighbours pulled out of the encounter on account of inner issues.
“After all, now we have Algeria now however I regretted that we aren’t going to play Cote d’Ivoire once more as a result of we had deliberate to play at the least a sport towards a Black African staff.
“However now now we have to play towards two Maghreb groups; sadly we don’t have Maghreb groups not for the AFCON qualifiers and never for the Qatar 2022 World Cup too.
“But it surely’s okay as a result of it was very troublesome (to get a alternative) within the final moments to exchange the Ivory Coast staff,” Rohr mentioned.