By Jon Essien
Gernot Rohr has cheered the morale in camp ahead of Super Eagles friendly with Mexico, while expressing confidence the team would beat El Tri come July 4 at the Los Angeles Coliseum, United States.
Preparation for the game commenced this week in Abuja, and NFF technical director Austin Eguaveon will be at the dugout, assisted by former U20 coach Paul Aigbogun.
Rohr, speaking after the home-based Eagles training, insisted that the players selected to prosecute the game would make a good account of themselves.
“They are doing well (home-based Eagles),” he told Super Eagles media. “The Super Eagles first team are on holidays and will soon resume training session with their clubs. They could not come (for the Mexico friendly) and that’s why it’s good to encourage the home-based players.
“They will have a difficult game but it’s not impossible to win against Mexico, they have a great team but each match is open and I see in the home-based Eagles some players with good qualities.
“From their training, they’ve been working hard, they are doing two training sessions per day and we are watching them, monitoring what they are doing.
“The coaches, Austin (Eguavoen) and Paul (Aigbogun) and my goalkeeper trainer Alloy (Agu) are doing well and I’m sure the selection will be okay,” Rohr said.
The Home-based Eagles will travel to the United States on Wednesday, June 30 three days to the encounter.