By Adeboye Amosu: Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, says he can’t wait for the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia even as he hopes to lead the team to a respectable outing at the mundial, reports Completesportsnigeria.com (CSN).
Rohr will handle a national team for the first time at the World Cup after masterminding the Super Eagles’ qualification for the mundial in a tough group which has”d African heavyweights, Cameroon, Algeria and onetime African champions, Zambia
“Yes, I’m impatient and a little excited too, we’re proud to have been the first Africans to qualify for the World Cup,” the German stated in a chat with French online news medium, tf1.fr.
“Now we have to make a good result at this World Cup.
“We have some hope of a good result in our first match against Croatia.”
The Super Eagles are drawn in Group D with Croatia, Iceland and Argentina.
The three-time African champions will face Croatia in their first group game at the Kaliningrad Stadium on June 16.
Their second game is against Iceland at the Volgograd Arena on June 22, while they will take on Argentina in their last group game on June 26 at the Krestovsky Stadium, St Petersburg.