Nigeria Coach Rohr Watched Iwobi Live, Held Meeting With Wenger Over Iwobi’s Preferred Role


The coach of the Nigeria senior national team Gernot Rohr was among the spectators at the Emirate Stadium when Arsenal secured a 2-0 win over Reading FC in the EFL Cup.


Rohr is in England to see players of the Super Eagles ahead of their crucial World Cup 2018 qualifiers against Algeria in Uyo on the 12th of November. A game which Nigeria need a win to consolidate their leadership of the group.

Nigeria international Alex Iwobi was on for the entire duration of the game, but this time around from the midfield as oppose to his usual role on the left.

After the game, the Nigeria coach who was in the company of the father of Iwobi, Chuka Iwobi met with manager Arsene Wenger and part of their discussion according to reports exclusively gathered by centered on Iwobi.

Talks were held on the preferred role of Iwobi as Rohr get set to jig his tactics for the Algeria tie in three weeks time in Uyo.