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Rohr wants goals from Iwobi

21 Jun 2019, 18:05

Nigeria’s Coach Gernot Rohr is banking on Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi for goals when they face debutants Burundi on Saturday in the Africa Cup of Nations Group B opener in Egypt.

Rohr has cause for concern as Nigeria failed to score in two warm-up matches against fellow qualifiers, drawing 0-0 at home to Zimbabwe and losing 1-0 to Senegal in Egypt.

But a favourable draw — Guinea and Madagascar complete Group B — should ensure Nigeria top the standings and book a last-16 place.

The 65-year-old German says Iwobi is needed to find himself amongst Super Eagles' goals.

“Although only 23, Alex is an experienced international and I want to see him scoring more regularly for the national team,” Rohr told CAF.

“He, Odion (Ighalo) and Ahmed (Musa) can cause a lot of damage to opposition defences if they click at this Cup of Nations,” concluded the German.

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