Rohr Speaks On ‘Defensive’ Cape Verde, Playng On Artificial Turf, Missing Key Players –


Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr says his players must be at their best against a quick and defensive Cape Verde team, reports

The three-time African champions will take on the Blue Sharks on Wednesday (today) in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying matchday two fixture at the Estádio Municipal Adérito Sena, Mindelo.

“They like to play quickly in the attack, they have wonderful players like Mendes, they have players in France and they have offensive players,” Rohr stated.

“They like to set up with three at the back and we know they like to defend, but we have our idea and we have our tactics to score goals and win the game.

“I know it won’t be easy with our situation, but we are a super commando, and we have to show our fighting spirit.”

Rohr will be without some of his key players for the game after the United Kingdon-based players returned to base following the unchanged stance of UK authorities concerning protocols and guidelines that must be…

Source: Complete Sports