OVERVIEW OF: Rohr Unhappy With Timing Of Super Eagles-Mexico Friendly
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is frustrated with the timing of his side’s friendly fixture against Mexico as he will be unable to count on the services of his first-team players.
The three-time African champions will take on Mexico on July 4 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
With the majority of his Europe-based stars expected to be on vacation or with their respective clubs in pre-season ahead of the new campaign, Rohr is uncertain which team he will line up against the North Americans.
The game also comes outside of the FIFA window for international matches.
The German tactician might have to call up players from the Nigeria Professional Football League for the game.
“To get the Super Eagles in Europe is impossible,” Rohr told ESPN.
“They will all be in pre-season with their clubs. So I will be able only to make a selection of players from Nigeria.”
The Super Eagles have another friendly scheduled for next month against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in Austria.