The proposed plan of the Nigeria soccer Federation (NFF) to move the tremendous Eagles World Cup 2018 Qualifiers from the Godswill Akpabio Stadium has been rejected by using show of the staff Gernot Rohr.
concerns concerning logistics and angle of the gang made the NFF to toy with the speculation of moving the games of Nigeria from the stadium, amidst stories of the stadium being positioned under a spell by way of aggrieved place of dwelling of the land, who are claiming their land was once forcefully collected from them to construct the stadium.
Nigeria lost her remaining recreation at the stadium to South Africa zero-2 in their first AFCON 2019 Qualifiers, and their next aggressive game so that they can be in opposition to Cameroon within the race to be at the World Cup 2018 is rumoured to had been shifted from the ground.
alternatively tutor of the tremendous Eagles Gernot Rohr has kicked towards the speculation of transferring the crew from the Godswill Akpabio Stadium insisting it is going to affect the psychology of the gamers, who’ve taken the venue as their residence.
” i am in constant touch with the team’s captain (Mikel Obi) and different senior gamers they usually all agree that the team continues to be in Uyo to complete all qualifiers. changing the venue will put the boys beneath power. The players are at dwelling with Uyo fanatics”, Rohr mentioned.
The tutor insist that the pitch didn’t make a contribution to his workforce’s loss in opposition to South Africa as speculated by way of many, and wants them to stay in Uyo to finish each the sector Cup 2018 Qualifiers and AFCON 2019 Qualifiers as neatly.