Gernot Rohr says Valentine Ozornwafor has proved doubters wrong following his impressive performance in the Super Eagles goalless draw against Cameroon, in their second friendly in Austria on Tuesday.
Ozornwafor made his first start for the Eagles after replacing the injured William Troost-Ekong and put up a commendable display.
There were question marks concerning his invitation for the friendlies due to limited number of games he played for his club last season.
And Rohr has showered plaudits on the defender, stating he has shown he belong in the Eagles team.
“We had a problem in the defense so for the first time we played Valentine,” Rohr told Super Eagles media. “He did very well and we finished the match with Simon who is a winger playing left-back and we didn’t concede a goal.
“I’m very happy for Valentine because a lot of people did not understand why he was with us. He showed today the reason why he can play with us, he did very well in central…
Source: Complete Sports