Michel Dussuyer, Benin Republic Head Coach
Michel Dussuyer, Benin Republic Head Coach

Benin Republic head coach, Michel Dussuyer has backed his Super Eagles counterpart, Gernot Rohr decision to pick mostly foreign-based professionals insisting that coaches must always select their team from the best available players no matter where they play.

Rohr has received attack from Nigerians for his reliance on foreign based players and Dussuyer in a chat in Uyo reckoned that the Eagles handler must be allowed to do his job to the best of his ability.

The Frenchman opined that if Nigerians are desirous of result that would commensurate with the nation’s status in world football, Rohr must be given freehand to select players he feels will gets the results that won’t put his job on the line.

The Eagles defeated the Squirrels of Benin Republic 2-1 in a 2021 AFCON Qualifier a result which has seen Benin slip to the bottom of Group L table.