2018 World Cup: Super Eagles Boss Gernot Rohr Speaks On New Formation


Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has revealed that he will use the two international friendlies against Poland and Serbia to try out new formations with his team.

Nigeria will face Croatia, Iceland and Argentina in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Gernot Rohr’s men will face Poland on March 23 and four days later, they tackle Serbia in London in international friendly match ahead of the World Cup in June.

“I hope to try different systems (in these matches), so we can change when necessary,” Rohr told reporters.

“We have played 4-3-3, 5-3-2 already. We also hope to improve team harmony after did well in last two games, while playing offensive football,” he said.

The Franco-German coach also said he will give fresh call-ups Joel Obi (Torino), Junior Ajayi (Al Ahly) and Gabriel Okechukwu (Akwa United) a chance to stake a claim for places on the World Cup-bound squad.

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