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Nigeria vs Algeria: Rohr reveals AFCON game that was “a joker” for Super Eagles




Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has said that their 2-0 loss to Madagascar, was their “joker” at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria lost 2-0 to the Barea at Alexandria Stadium, in their last Group B encounter almost two weeks ago.

Rohr’s men have since put the defeat behind them and will face Algeria in the semi-finals on Sunday.

“The loss to Madagascar was our joker.

“We could lose it because we had already qualified for the next round.


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“We wanted to allow others in the team to play as well.

“We can forget about the defeat to Madagascar now because we are through to the semi-final. Even the defeat helped us to be more humble and sometimes it is good also,” Rohr told the media.