Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that he will travel to Egypt in order to assist Dream Team VII technical crew led by Imama Amapakabo at the upcoming U-23 AFCON.
The Dream Team has been drawn in the same Group with Zambia , Ivory Coast and South Africa in the Olympics qualifying tournament which is set to kick off the November.
Nigeria will compete with other eight top African teams in Egypt for one of the three available tickets for Africa in Male football event of Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Rohr however told reporters in his native Country France, that he will be with team, but as an assistant.
“I’m going to Egypt first to assist the U-23,” Rohr told newsmen from France.
“ team selection is Imama. But qualification for Olympics is very important and some players could also be interesting for my team. But I will try to help Imama.”
The tournament is scheduled for 8-22 of November and Olympic Eagles will kick off their campaign on 9th November at Al Salam Stadium in Cairo against Cote d’Ivoire, before face off with Zambia on 12th November and South Africa on 15th November.
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