Super Eagles: Gernot Rohr Reveals Basis For Selection Amid Reports of Enyeama Return


Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr has revealed basis for his team selection ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Cameroun.

The senior national team of Nigeria are in search of a new first choice goalkeeper ahead of their double-header against the Indomitable Lions on August 31 and September 4 respectively.

Wolverhampton Wanderers shot-stopper Carl Ikeme is not in contention for the match after being diagnosed of Leukamia with reports that former national team goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama could stage a return to the Super Eagles against Cameroun.

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However, Rohr has revealed his criteria to choosing a new first team goalkeeper that will stand in between the sticks against Cameroun. He said: “I want the best for the Eagles and my target is to qualify for the Russia 2018 World Cup.

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“Cameroon is a very good side and I want the best for the match. I want a goalkeeper with 100% confidence. A keeper that can take charge and control his defence.

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“I am also happy that since I joined the camp in Kano, the players have improve their games. I have told them that their getting a jersey would depend how they perform against Benin Republic in a CHAN qualifier billed for next weekend,” Rohr said.

He added: “I speak with, Mikel Obi daily and I am happy that he has returned to full training. I monitor other Nigerian players playing in China.”

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