Nigeria Vs Liberia: Rohr Rates Teslim Balogun Stadium Below FIFA Standard
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By Amaechi Agbo
Ahead of today’s first match second round 2022 World Cup qualifier against Liberia, Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has described the Teslim Balogun Stadium, venue of the match as not meeting international standard, www.bestchoicesports.com.ng
Nigeria will file out against the Lone Stars of Liberia this evening by 5pm but the German coach is not totally convinced with the playing turf
“The other problem is infrastructure, they had a good work on it but it’s not yet on a higher international level.
“Our players are used to playing on very good grass. It’s still not the case. So they are working a lot. We are happy to play on a very good grass. But It’s still not the case. They should play in the best infrastructure like they have in other countries,” he said.
He also complained that of traffick stating that the team cannot afford to spend over an hour on the traffick to reach the stadium from their hotel
“We are happy to play in Lagos but there are two things that must be better. The first thing is for the traffic, we cannot spend one and half hour from the hotel to the stadium. It’s too long.”
Super Eagles vs Liberia match will kick-off by 5pm Nigeria time later today