Int’l friendly : Eagles whitewash Togo

Posted on Jun 2 2017 - 4:06am by admin

by using George Aluo

Franco German tactician, Gernot Rohr continued his tremendous run with the super Eagles as his wards recorded an emphatic three-zero victory over Togo in last night’s global friendly determined at the Stade Municipal de Saint Leu La Foret, Paris.
The victory is coming six days after the Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw via the France tiny Island, Corsica.
the previous day’s trip was one in which Rohr tried out one of the most new legs he called up for  next weekend’s AFCON 2019 qualifier against South Africa in Uyo.
The quartet of Henry Onyekuru, Tyronne Ebuehi, Kayode Olarewaju and Dele Alampasu came in as 2nd half of subs within the game which the Eagles dominated from start to finish. Germany based Victor Osimhen also tasted action as he stepped in for Musa.
It used to be however the “giant boys” within the youthful Eagles facet that delivered the goods in the tune up game with Ahmed Musa getting a brace. Musa was first not off course in the 3rd minute when he slotted home from shut vary after Togo’s keeper Alassani spilled Alex Iwobi’s cross.
The Leicester metropolis forward used to be again heading in the right direction in the 17th minute courtesy of every other Iwobi’s aid.
Kelechi Iheanacho compounded Togo’s woes in the 27th minute with a very easy faucet in after combining well with Oghenekaro Etebor.
apparently happy with the 3-0 first half of lead, the Eagles lower back within the 2d 1/2 to take issues easy, with Rohr drafting in the new comers into the squad.
The Eagles are billed to fly into Abuja early next week and would from the nation’s capital hit Uyo for the June 10 clash against South Africa.


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