Tammy Abraham won’t Play Ahead Of Osimhen In The Super Eagles – Rohr

Tammy Abraham won’t Play Ahead Of Osimhen In The Super Eagles – Rohr

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, says he can’t  Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham an automatic shirt in the team, even if he choose to play for the Country.


Abraham and club teammate Fikayo Tomori decided to pledged their International future to England ahead of Nigeria early this month.


While Abraham who has played two friendlies for the three lions in 2017 was given his competitive debut for England in their 1-2 loss to Czech Republic on Friday, Tomori watched from the bench for the entire duration.


Meanwhile after the International retirement of Odion Ighalo, Osimhen has stepped up and made the number 9 position in the Super Eagles his own, following his incredible form in the last twelve months.


Gernot Rohr who led Nigeria to two respectable draws against Ukraine and five time world champions Brazil in September and October respectively, said the Chelsea striker knows he won’t be an automatic starter in the Super Eagles.


Rohr added that he player would have convince him before earning his spot like every other players that switched allegiance to the Country.


He said: “Abraham would have improved our team because he is a quality player but he still wouldn’t have picked an automatic shirt to start.


“Osimhen now has it and he will have to earn it. Like others who switched allegiance did, the likes of Tyronne Ebuehi and Ola Aina.”

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