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Gernot Rohr playing his cards close to his chest

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: ESPN FC

Nigeria's starting XI to play against Croatia in their World Cup opener on June 16 is set, according to head coach Gernot Rohr, though he says he will play his cards close to his chest until the last minute.
"We have our team in our head already, but we will wait until the last moment to publish the team that will start the game," Rohr told the media on Wednesday.
The Super Eagles suffered three straight defeats against Serbia, England and Czech Republic in friendlies ahead of the World Cup, but...

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