With just a few days to the crucial 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Squirrels of Benin in Porto-Novo on March 27, Completesports correspondent, Augustine Akhilomen X-rays some of the key areas the Gernot Rohr-tutored team must focus on in order to pick maximum points.
Don’t Play Into Their Physical Style Of Play
It is not new that the Squirrels of Benin are better known in recent years for their physical style of football, which directly helps them to bully their opponents off the ball and gives the team the chance to penetrate freely.
To this end, Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr must avoid playing into their hands by challenging them physically. Good enough, we have quality players that know how to utilize the ball without applying the use of force. This will help to expose the Benin team and allow them to concede more fouls, thereby giving the Super Eagles the edge to penetrate into their 18-yard box.
Total Concentration from the…
Source: Complete Sports