Nigeria’s 2-0 victory over the Central African Republic in Sunday’s 2022 World Cup qualification match was lauded by coach Gernot Rohr as “a good reaction” from his players.
Balogun put the 2013 African monarchs ahead in the 29th minute, and the Napoli star increased the lead on the stroke of half-time, after William Troost-Ekong set him up.
Rohr was full of praise for his team after the final whistle, while also expressing relief that his guys were able to win.
“It was a good reaction from my team, we lost the other day – very unlucky at the very last minute,” the German tactician told NFF media.
“Everybody wanted to take revenge and they did it very well although we could not score a third or fourth goal.
“We changed the system and played three [defenders] at the back which helped us as well as the leadership of [Ahmed] Musa to win this game.
“It is not easy to play the Central African Republic. They committed a lot of fouls but fortunately, we didn’t have any big injuries.
“Now we can prepare for the next game in November and hope that everything would be fine at the end of the day.”
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