Gernot Rohr speaks on Super Eagles 1-0 loss to Desert Foxes
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Gernot Rohr speaks on Super Eagles 1-0 loss to Desert Foxes

Super Eagles technical manager Gernot Rohr has given his take on Nigeria’s 1-0 loss to Algeria in an international friendly played in Austria on Friday.

Nigeria fell to a 5th minute goal from a corner kick in a clash that they were largely the second best team.

The Eagles lacked the bite, urgency and couldn’t find the right passes or movement needed to penetrate Algeria’s well organised defence.

And after the match Rohr could only see positive from the game as he prepares his team for another clash against another Northern African opponents Tunisia.

“This is a very good test for us,” said Rohr.

“There are positives to pick from a tough game like this.

“Now we have to recover well and start to plan for the next game on Tuesday against another tough team.”

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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