Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is confident Nigeria will beat Sierra Leone in the return leg of a 2022 African Cup of Nations qualifier after the 1994 AFCON champions threw away a four-goal lead to draw the first leg of the match.
While explaining why the Nigerian team drew the first leg of the match in Benin City on Friday despite a four-goal lead, he said the players did not maintain the energy they used in the first half of the game.
He stated that the surprising draw against the Leone Stars is a lesson to the side, reiterating that “we will react, if they will be lucky or not I cannot promise you but they will fight and go there to win the match.”
The team captain, Ahmed Musa had earlier apologized to Nigerians for the result, promising that the Eagles “will correct their mistakes in the next game.”
The Super Eagles will travel to Freetown for the return leg on Tuesday, November 17, 2020.