Rohr refuses to blame ‘error-prone’ goalkeeper Francis Uzoho for Seychelles’ goal


Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has refused to blame goalkeeper Francis Uzoho for his costly mistake in Friday’s 3-1 win against Seychelles at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier.


The Anorthosis Famagusta shot-stopper spilled an innocuous free-kick which was connected home from close range by Melanie Rody.

“The goalkeeper (Uzoho) isn’t playing so much for his club due to administrative problem,” Rohr said at a Press Conference attended by

“We wanted to see him play again and this was the opportunity for us. ”

“Don’t forget he performed well at the World Cup.”

“He made a mistake against Seychelles. This kind of games are very difficult,” the experienced gaffer concluded.


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