Sports News Tue, 5 Mar 2019

Ghana not favorite for 2019 AFCON - Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr

Head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr has ruled out Ghana in his top four favourites to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

According to him, Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco and hosts Egypt have the credentials to emerge champions this July.

”No, I do not think we can say that. When we look at the ranking of Africa and FIFA, we are not the first African country,” Rohr told girondins4ever.com.

”There are other countries in front of us, I think we are fourth. There is Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt that may be favourite at home for the AFCON, there is also Senegal in front of us.”

Rohr has named his squad to face bottom-placed Seychelles on Friday, 22 March in their final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

24 countries will be contesting for the ultimate from June 19 to July 21.

Source: footballmadeinghana.com
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