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Wednesday, 24 July 2019

AFCON:2021 rohr wary of benin Lesotho s'lone



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Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has dismissed the notion that his team will qualify easily for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon , Sports Extra reports .
The Eagles were drawn alongside Benin , Lesotho and Sierra Leone in Group L of the AFCON qualifiers but Rohr was quick to add that they must be respected — especially Benin .
“ I feel good about the draw, ” Rohr told Sports Extra .
“ I think we judge teams on their names , their history, but you have to get out and beat them .
“ Benin are a good side , we saw them at the AFCON , how they were hard to beat, they are a good example . They weren ’ t bad and had some good players . Their only defeat was against Senegal. ”
He added , “ We all saw what happened when the qualifiers for the 2015 AFCON began. The ( Eagles ) team which won the 2013 edition lost their first game at home to DR Congo 3 -2 and afterwards struggled .
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“ So, we need fresh motivation to maintain our level now and also improve , which is difficult but we will try to achieve that .
“ No team will be easy to play during the qualifiers but I hope my players will be in good shape when the qualifiers start. ”

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