Brazil Game Will Reveal Super Eagles Progress – Rohr

Brazil's forward Neymar (R) fights for the ball with Nigeria's midfielder Wilfred Ndidi during a friendly international football match between Brazil and Nigeria at the National Stadium in Singapore on October 12, 2019. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / AFP) (Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr believes the friendly game with Brazil will show how far his team has developed since coming third in Summer’s 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Rohr, who is in the final stage if his three-year contract with NFF, said he likes how the team has taken shape since the this year’s AFCON, he added that the game with Brazil will give him and his boys opportunities to learn new things.


“The game against Brazil will show how much we are progressing after finishing third at the Africa Cup in Egypt.


“It is a fantastic opportunity for us to learn a few more things that will make us better and stronger for future challenges.”


“This is an important test game for us, and we are here to learn from the best. We hope for a very good game against Brazil on Sunday.


“This will help us prepare ourselves for the 2021 Afcon qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho next month.”


The Franco-German tactician also admitted that a good showing against the five time world champions will help the team’s confidence.


“We saw a little bit in our friendly against Ukraine last month and hope we can improve on that performance tomorrow.”


“A good showing against Brazil will help our confidence a great deal.”


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