Former Nigerian star Friday Ekpo says the return to the NPFL and the presence of Nigerian players in CAF club competitions offers Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr another rare window to scout for the best in the country before the Africa Cup of Nations proper.
He told brila.net that although it was necessary to allow the Coach have a free hand in selecting players for national team duties, he argues it is imperative for the Coach to look inwards first.
Nigeria has qualified for the AFCON for the first time since 2013; after missing out on two successive editions.
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