Nigeria vs Zambia – Rohr Explains Why Moses Simon Will Start Ahead Of Arsenal Iwobi


Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has dropped a hint on why Moses Simon will get the ‎nod to start ahead of returning Arsenal ace Alex Iwobi.


Iwobi is back in the team after missing their back to back game against Cameroon, which was there last World Cup 2018 Qualifiers and the four points picked in the tie helped them cement their spot as group leaders.

Moses Simon played both games from the left side of attack, and was on target in the ‎game in Yaounde which ended 1-1, and according to Rohr the goal puts him in a strong position to start ahead of Iwobi.

” I’m happy to have already the choice because we have good competition, a fair competition between our players”, the coach said.

” We had two good games against Cameroon, because Moses Simon scored in the second game, he can start against Zambia. It’s a good thing in the team to have several possibilities for the starting team.

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” Somebody can start the game, the other one can finish it. So we need everybody, we need Alex, we need Simon, we need all the 23 players we have, and I’m really happy about the spirit in the team because there’s no problem in the team.

” If Alex starts or not, it’s not the problem. The most important thing is to win the game”.

Ade Emmanuel