Gernot Rohr said Saturday’s crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier will be the most difficult game against South Africa for his depleted Super Eagles side.
Defender Shehu Abdulahi, goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and striker Odion Ighalo are sidelined by injury, while Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is suspended.
“This will be the most difficult match for this young team,” Rohr said.
“It’s more than a year since we played against South Africa and lost in Uyo.
“It’s a different team now with the experience of the World Cup and my young team will do a good match even if we’re missing four important players especially our goal scorer and goalkeeper.” Read more