Gernot Rohr, Nigeria Head Coach
Gernot Rohr, Nigeria Head Coach

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr says they cannot afford to write off their rivals in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations AFCON Group B.

The group has two debutants in Burundi and Madagascar, but one cannot write them off completely because they qualified from their respective groups in the qualifiers according to the coach.

Rohr said for Guinea, they have players playing in Europe; England, France, and Belgium and they also have one wonderful player in Bordeaux.

The last time Nigeria won the continental tournament was in 2013 which was their third title. The tournament will be hosted by Egypt between 21 June and 19 July 2019.