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2018 World Cup: Don't Sack Rohr If... - Sodje

06/09/2016

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By Augustine Akhilomen

Ex international, Sam Sodje has advised the Nigeria Football Federation to stick with Super Eagles coach, Genort Rohr even if he fails to guide the team to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Sodje made his senior national team in Nigeria's 3-0 win over Romania in an international friendly match in Bucharest in November 2005 and went on to represent the country in subsequent matches in the colours of the Super Eagles.

Nigeria which have been pitted alongside Algeria, Cameroon and Zambia for the World Cup qualifiers, appointed Rohr on August in a bid to help the team book the sole automatic ticket for the mundial slated for Russia.

However, Sodje, during a radio sports program on Tuesday morning in Lagos that was monitored by Soccernet.com.ng said that Rohr shouldn't be sacked if Nigeria fail to qualify for the World Cup.

He pointed out that though Rohr has been saddled with the responsibility of qualify Nigeria for the World Cup but that the German tacticians should be retain regardless of what happens in the group
Nigeria will face Zambia in Lusaka on October as they begin their qualification campaign for the World Cup before hosting Algeria in Abuja.
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