Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has revealed that the coaching crew has found new players to compete for shirts ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Rohr also praised the performance of the fringe players used in prosecuting last game of the qualifiers in Constantine yesterday when Nigeria were forced to a 1-1 draw by Algeria.
Rohr praised the attitude of the players who were minutes away from clinching a win before a controversial penalty helped Algeria draw level late into the game.
The German coach was quoted by Complete Sports as saying, “Everybody worked well, they lost the ball and the tried to get it back.
“They did well which means that the building is starting now and some things are changing. We have the same attitude.
“The game showed us that we have players who can play in different positions. We were searching to find new players and we found good new players but we must wait and the return of some injured players.
“Some of these players have shown that they can come in with the first team. We saw good competition for some players in some positions.”