Gernot Rohr has taken a particular liking to 17 year old Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen, which could lead to the forward making his debut in tomorrow’s clash against Tanzania.
Ahead of the dead rubber AFCON 2017 qualifiers tie, feelers from the camp indicates that the Wolfsburg bound forward has played his way into the hearts of the manager, who hasn’t hidden his admiration of the abilities of the teen.
” Look, Rohr is fond of Osimhen, there’s every reason for him to be, the lad is simply talented, don’t be shock if he starts or gets to play against Tanzania” Ahmed Ishaya who has been covering the activities of the team in Uyo told Owngoalnigeria.com.
” In the game against Akwa United, with all due respect to the senior players and others in the team, Rohr’s body language towards Osimhen was different as he was one of the star performers on that day.
” I gathered during the training behind close doors as well, he was by far the liveliest in attack when they were doing attacking drills, his quick feet isn’t something African teens have, he is an extraordinary talents considering he is just 17″.