Can Rohr save his reputation through the Super Eagles experiment?


Before the retreat, the Germans had planned to try new players, but does this bode well for the future?

One of the criticisms of Gernot Rohr is that his methods are rigid and unwilling to repair things that are not necessarily damaged.

This modus operandi itself is not bad, but sitting in your own hands, expecting individuals on the court to find a way to solve the obstacles in the game is always in danger.

Although Odion Ighalo missed a huge opportunity to ensure the progress of the Super Eagles, the German boss had heard about the basic game management of Nigeria’s elimination by Argentina in the 2018 World Cup.

In the 4-4 draw with Sierra Leone last year, the 67-year-old player was condemned for not being able to effectively help his team cross the baseline because they lost a four-goal lead at home.

Again, the shortcomings of experienced coaches are restraint, although others choose to condemn players for not assuming enough responsibility after halftime.

Having said that, the biggest criticism representing the Rohr method is the tendency to rely on selected teams regardless of their form and performance. After continuing to recruit Elderson Echiejile and Ogenyi Onazi in the past, this caused complaints from Nigerians, and the German Ahmed Musa’s prejudice was unmistakable.

Organi Onazi

Similarly, despite their generally good performances in Trabzonspor and Crotone, they are unwilling to extend an olive branch to Anthony Nwakaeme-who has not played for Nigeria since November 2017-and Simy-the last time the Super Eagles played was 2018-Begging for faith separately.

Nevertheless, the Germans included the towering Crotone striker in the list of the first 31 players in this month’s Cameroon friendly match, which surprised observers. However, due to signing with the low-status Pythagoras, the Germans are more likely to Or less ruled out all the possibilities a few weeks ago.

then, the goal By excluding veteran forwards like Victor Ossim and Keleki Ishinacho in favor of uncapped or returning players like Simi, a different approach to the indomitable face was investigated. Possibility of the Lions team.