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Super Eagles Gernot Rohr holds first training session

Gernot Rohr arrived at Super Eagles camp in Uyo on Tuesday and went straight to meeting and training with the players.

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Gernot Rohr play Gernot Rohr takes first training as Super Eagles coach (Twitter/NFF)

After being held up by a flight delay in Lagos, Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr took part in his first training session on Tuesday, August 30.

Rohr a few weeks ago signed a two-year-contract with the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) as the Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles.

Victor Moses play Victor Moses in Super Eagles training (Twitter/NFF)


The first assignment for the German will be the 2017 African Cup of Nations dead rubber game against Tanzania on Saturday, September 3.

He was supposed to join the Super Eagles camp in Uyo on Monday, August 29 but a flight delay in Lagos meant he only arrived the following day.

Mikel Obi and Super Eagles players play Super Eagles players in training (Twitter/NFF)

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He went straight to work as he conducted his first training session with the players.

According to the NFF, Rohr arrived the team’s Le Meridien Hotel around noon and had a meeting with his assistants, backroom staff and players available.

Ahmed Musa, William Troost-Ekong  and Leon Balogun play Ahmed Musa, William Troost-Ekong and Leon Balogun (Twitter/NFF)


Later in the evening, he had his first training session at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium.


Players present at the training include captain Mikel John Obi, assistant Ahmed Musa, goalkeepers Emmanuel Daniel and Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Musa Muhammed, Chidozie Awaziem, Abdullahi Shehu, Jamiu Alimi, Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong and Elderson Echiejile, midfielders Ogenyi Onazi, Wilfred Ndidi and Nosa Igiebor and forwards Brown Ideye, Imoh Ezekiel, Kelechi Iheanacho, Victor Moses, Odion Ighalo and Victor Osimhen.

Moses Simon and Kingsley Madu are scheduled to join camp on Wednesday, August 31.

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