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in sport •  last year

Former super Eagles coach Samson Siasia says the inability of Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi to play against Poland and Serbia in the two global pleasant games will support train Gernot Rohr to try other gamers in his function, as the China-headquartered megastar will likely be available for other pleasant matches before the 2018 FIFA World Cup,
Mikel, who captained the Siasia-led U-23s Eagles to the Rio Olympic video games bronze medal in Brazil, could now not feature in the two pleasant fits as a result of visiting records renewal that made it problematic for him to journey out of China where he performs for Tianjin Teda FC.

"it is unfortunate that Mikel is not going to ready to journey to London for the fit in opposition to Serbia having neglected the Poland match," Siasia instructed CSN.

"we all know his influence and what he can do in the workforce but the truth that he's not to be had will provide the educate the possibility to take a look at different avid gamers in the role.

"there are a lot of gamers within the camp and i suppose we still have extra pleasant suits to play earlier than the sector Cup which he'll undoubtedly be part of."

talking on the Poland suit which the super Eagles received 1-zero at the Municipal Stadium in Wroclaw final Friday, Siasia stated: "The match in opposition to Poland used to be now not unhealthy, the super Eagles performed well and with that, i am definite they will preserve making improvements to but they want more figuring out to get it proper."

Nigeria will play an extra pleasant towards Congo DR in May before going through England and Czech Republic.

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