Super Eagles boss , Gernot Rohr has revealed that his side are focused on reaching the next stage of the African Cup of Nations at the expense of their Wednesday‘s opponents Bafana Bafana of South Africa.
Nigeria and South Africa met during the tournament‘s qualifiers, with the Bafana Bafana running away with their first win in Nigeria, before drawing the reversed fixture at home.
Rohr who had suffered just two losses in competitive games toAfrican oppositions since arriving Nigeria, said the match is an opportunity for his team to move closer to their dream of lifting the competition.
“We are here to win. It is not going to be an easy match, but surely if you have to win the Africa Cup, you will not expect to be faced with easy matches at this stage.“
Rohr added that, the game it’s about opportunity to reach the semi-final for his side and not avenging the defeat the team suffered in the hands of the South Africans during the qualifications series.
“We know ourselves from the qualifying campaign and it will be no holds –barred on Wednesday. It is not a matter of revenge; it is about reaching the semi finals.” he told the media.
If you use the quotes from this content, you legally agree to give www.brila.net the News credit as the source and a backlink to our story. Copyright 2020 Brila Media.