Rohr Appoints Ex Eagles Forward Agali As Eagles Scout Ahead World Cup 2018

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Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has appointed former Super Eagles striker Victor Agali is one of the scout of the Nigerian team ahead of their campaign at the World Cup in Russia next year.

Rohr confirmed the appointment of Agali in an interview with a French based radio station while discussing his plans for the World Cup with Nigeria after their 4-2 win over Argentina.

The coach didn’t mention the specific area Agali will help him in scouting but it’s for now looks like he will lead the search for a top striker as back up to present first choice forward Odion Ighalo.

Agali and Rohr have known each other for a while and the coach who got to meet him during his days in Germany when he played for Hansa Rostock and also Schalke 04 before moving to France to join Nice.

It was at French Ligue 1 side Nice that Agali worked under the tutelage of Rohr and since then they have maintained their relationship with Rohr watching his team AS Racine in a Nigeria National League game last season.

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38 years old Agali retired with12 caps for Nigeria, bu‎t many will remember him for his sterling performance for the Nigeria U23 at the 2000 Olympic games in Sydney.

Ade Emmanuel