Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has embarked on a player scouting mission for the team ahead of the make or mar 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Zambia in Uyo next month.
According to our sources, Rohr left the shores of Nigeria on Sunday night for a 4-day holiday trip to Europe with his family and he is expected to run the rule over Nigerian players plying their trades in various European leagues.
The Franco-German tactician would be joined in Europe by newly appointed foreign goalkeeper trainer, Enrico Pionetti, on Monday with the search for a suitable goalkeeper for the Super Eagles high on Rohr’s scouting mission.
Former Niger Republic and Gabon manager Rohr has led the Super Eagles to the brink of qualification for next year’s World Cup in Russia with 10 points from four games in Group B. A win against Zambia on Matchday 5 will seal a berth and this explains why the aforementioned Rohr is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that his team secure the much expected spot for Russia 2018.