2026 WCQ: Rohr Relishes Cheetahs’ Win Over Former Team Super Eagles

Gernot Rohr has celebrated Benin Republic’s win over his former team, Super Eagles of Nigeria, reports Completesports.com.

The Frenchman masterminded the Cheetahs 2-1 victory over the Super Eagles in a 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Abidjan on Monday.

KRC Genk midfielder Raphael Onyedika put Nigeria ahead in the 26th minute.

Benin Republic however rallied back through goals from Jordel Dossou and Steve Mounie.

“It was a great game for us, this was the first time our ‘A’ team will beat the Super Eagles,” Rohr said after the game.

“It was difficult when we conceded the first goal, but the reaction was great and my young players did very well. I am happy for them.

“Their fighting spirit and organisation gave us our victory.”

The Cheetahs now tpp Group C with seven points from four games.

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