AFCON 2019: Rohr reacts as Super Eagles qualify for Round of 16

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Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has expressed his delight after his team, became the first country to qualify for the Round of 16, at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Kenneth Omeruo’s second-half header was enough, for the three-time champions to seal a 1-0 victory on Wednesday.

The win ensured Nigeria now have six points after two games.

“It was a good performance from the team today, we played really well though it was a tough game from Guinea.

“I am happy we could deal with the danger they posed and being the first into the round of 16 is a joy for us.

“Now we have to ensure we finish off well against Madagascar in our last game to top the pool,” Rohr told reporters after the game.

Nigeria will play Madagascar in their final Group B game at the Alexandria Stadium on June 30.

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