Ukraine 2-2 Nigeria: Rohr says Super Eagles did not want to win
Ukraine 2-2 Nigeria: Rohr says Super Eagles did not want to win
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Ukraine 2-2 Nigeria: Rohr says Super Eagles did not want to win

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says he would not want to beat Ukraine in an official tournament.

Rohr's team gave up a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Ukraine in an international friendly on Tuesday.

The German, speaking after the game, said the encounter was a great one and the result is natural.

“We saw a great match. Both teams played quality football. We dominated the first half, but Ukraine played at home, so the result is natural. After the break, they did much better,”Rohr told reporters after the game.

“Would I like to win Ukraine’s national team in an official tournament? No. This team is ranked 24th in the FIFA rankings, leading the way in its Euro-2020 qualifying group and is likely to reach the finals of the continent.”

Nigeria had taken a two-goal lead, thanks to first half goals from Joe Aribo and Victor Osimhen, but Ukraine bounced back with two quick goals from Oleksandr Zinchenko and Yaremchuk.

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