AFCON 2021: Players chose their preferred formation in 1-0 win over Egypt - Eguavoen

1/13/2022 7:42:00 PM

AFCON 2021: Players chose their preferred formation in 1-0 win over Egypt - Eguavoen

Afcon 2022, Eguavoen

AFCON 2021: Players chose their preferred formation in 1-0 win over Egypt - Eguavoen

Super Eagles coach Austin Eguavoen has said the players themselves decided on the 4-2-3-1 formation which he used to successfully execute the 1-0 win over

The Super Eagles are used to the formation, as it was consistently deployed by the sacked manager, Gernot Rohr.Desperation, however, led Rohr to change the formation to 3-5-2 during the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.“It is still the same personnel but I think what we did was I brought the boys together and asked them the formation they are comfortable with because we want to be flexible,” the 1994 AFCON winner told NFF TV.

“I wanted to change but they said this is what we’ve been used to for the past few years so I took it and went to work on it so I improved them on that formation.”Nigeria’s next game in the ongoing 24-team competition in Cameroon is against Sudan.A win would mean that the West African giants have qualified for the Round of 16 with a game to spare.

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Egypt in their Group D encounter in the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday.Ifreke Inyang Interim coach of the Super Eagles, Augustine Eguavoen, has said it was “impossible” to substitute Moses Simon in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations opener against Egypt.The Super Eagles began their quest for a fourth title in the best possible way, with a 1-0 win over favourites Egypt on Tuesday.Super Eagles for emerging victorious in their AFCON match against the Pharaohs of Egypt, just as they called for team consistency throughout the tournament.

The Super Eagles are used to the formation, as it was consistently deployed by the sacked manager, Gernot Rohr. Desperation, however, led Rohr to change the formation to 3-5-2 during the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. The winger took on players and created chances down the left hand side of Nigeria’s attack. “It is still the same personnel but I think what we did was I brought the boys together and asked them the formation they are comfortable with because we want to be flexible,” the 1994 AFCON winner told NFF TV. “One is gone, the game is coming. “I wanted to change but they said this is what we’ve been used to for the past few years so I took it and went to work on it so I improved them on that formation. Eguavoen told the media after the game: “We know the strength of our players, we know Ejuke is good from the left side, but it was impossible to substitute Simon [so we put Ejuke on the right].” Nigeria’s next game in the ongoing 24-team competition in Cameroon is against Sudan. He, however, advised the technical crew to work on the players to be ruthless and clinical in the 18-yard box.

A win would mean that the West African giants have qualified for the Round of 16 with a game to spare. For Umar, maybe first time nerves in such a big stage, he gave me some excuses after the game and we will talk to him later.” Nigeria’s next Group D fixture is against Sudan on Saturday, while Egypt clash with Guinea-Bissau. Related Topics: .