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

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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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