– Gernot Rohr has explained that winning the World Cup will be hard for the Super Eagles

– The German added that only a miracle can help Nigeria win the title at the moment

– Rohr and his team finish as third best at the 2019 African Cup of Nations

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Gernot Rohr who is the handler of the Super Eagles of Nigeria has stated clearly that the three-time African champions are not groomed enough to win the FIFA World Cup.

In the history of the competition which is being organized every four years, no African nation has ever won the championship despite their efforts.

Ghana reached the quarterfinals in 2010 when the World Cup was held in South Africa, but Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez’s handball made the African not to reach the last four against Uruguay.

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Nigeria on the other hand have never reached the knockout stages in all their World Cup campaign even though they almost at the 2018 edition in Russia.

According to the report on Complete Sports, Gernot Rohr who took Super Eagles to 2018 World Cup explained that only a miracle can help Nigeria win the title.

The German explained that most of his players are not playing for top European clubs which will make it difficult for them to compete with other nations.

“France is the champions at the moment, where they are playing? They are playing in PSG, Bayern Munich. Four of them are world champions at their clubs also.

“So when you have so many of your players from your countries playing in the best clubs, so the probability that you also have one of the best teams in the world is very big.

“So it would be a miracle if we actually win the World Cup.”

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Gernot Rohr and Yobo

Gernot Rohr and Joseph Yobo in action for Super Eagles.
Photo: Osodi
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigeria international Tyrone Ebuehi was on song for FC Twente following his strike in their 2-2 draw with Feyenoord on Sunday, February 21.

The Super Eagles defender doubled the lead for his side in the 14th minute after Brazilian forward Danilo Pereira da Silva had put them ahead from the penalty spot in the early exchanges.

It becomes Ebuehi’s debut goal for the club after he joined from Portuguese outfit Benfica during the summer.

Jen Toornstra reduced the deficit for Feyenoord in the 26th and then Steven Berghuis scored the second for Feyenoord from the penalty spot in the 66th minute to make 2-2.

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