Rohr Sets Target For Russia 2018 World Cup

By Ikenga Chronicles March 10, 2018

Rohr Sets Target For Russia 2018 World Cup

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has set the target of returning to Nigeria from Russia with the World Cup trophy later this year. He therefore says his team is working hard to realise their dream.

Rohr spoke yesterday, when the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour arrived in Lagos .

He said : “every team going to the World Cup in Russia has a dream of winning it . But to be realistic, we believe in our dream and we are working so hard to achieve it.”

The Managing Director, Nigerian Bottling Company Limited, George Polymenakos said he felt so emotional while presenting the World Cup trophy to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja three days ago.

“But it will be more emotional for me to see the Super Eagles lift the World Cup in Russia,” he said.

“We, at the Nigerian Bottling Company, Coca-Cola’s Bottling partner in Nigeria, are very pleased to welcome the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour to Nigeria. This is the third time it touches the Nigerian soil.

Also speaking yesterday, NFF President, Amaju Pinnick thanked Coca-Cola for bringing the trophy to Lagos saying; “Anything that comes to Lagos come with history.”

Pinnick, who was accompanied by NFF First and Second Vice Presidents, Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko, promised that the federation would do everything within its limit to give the Super Eagles the best preparation they need to excel at the World Cup.