Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has told Nigerians to expect a difficualt match when the Super Eagles take on Ukraine in an international friendly on Tuesday.
Speaking to newsmen in Ukraine, Rohr also stated that Andriy Shevchenko’s men will qualify for the European Championship,
He said: “Of course, we studied the game of the national team of Ukraine. The team now has a very good position in the standings of the Euro 2020 qualifying group.
“Most likely, the Ukrainian team will qualify for the European Championship. In addition, fresh memories of the recent match of the youth team of Ukraine with Nigeria at the U20 World Cup this year.
“In Ukraine, very progressive and talented youth. So, I think that the Ukrainian team has a great chance of success in the near future.”
“The match with this team is a challenge for us. Not so long ago, I was the head coach of the Niger team, and we met with the Ukrainian team in Kiev.
“Lost then with a score of 2-1, but were very close to a draw. Of course, tomorrow we will have a difficult match, but I am positive.
“In any case, this is a test game for us, the result of which fades into the background for us,” he added.