Gernot Rohr Not Keen On Luring German Born Nigerian Players To Play For Super Eagles


The Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr is presently not keen on luring German born Nigerian players to play for Nigeria,according to sources close to the German coach.


Nigeria have been doing their best possible to lure players born abroad to the senior national team, with contacts already made with lots of players based in England over the possibility of following in the footstep of Alex Iwobi.

Iwobi switched allegiance to Nigeria despite representing England at youth level, and his case is what the Nigeria Football Federation is banking on in their bid to lure players with dual nationality.

However, Rohr who has knowledge of talented Nigerian teen prospect in Germany with Kelvin Akpoguma, one among the several names on the lips of Nigerians, isn’t keen on luring them to play for the Eagles at least for now.

” Not for now. He believes we have enough talent at our disposal, maybe in the future but for now, he is focused on the players we have, but no one knows what could happen in the future” a source close to the player told