Gernot Rohr under pressure following Super Eagles shock defeat
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Gernot Rohr under pressure following Super Eagles shock defeat

Gernot Rohr's future with Super Eagles hangs in the balance following a 1-0 shock defeat to Central African Republic in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier. 

Nigeria dominated the entire game but failed to create enouhg chances and succumbed to a 1-0 loss t CAR. CAR picked their first away win since November 2020, becoing the first loss for Nigrai in World Cup qualifiers since Angola in 2004. 

The result saw fans and media pundits demanding the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) sack the German, who only last month replaced Clemens Westerhof as the Super Eagles' longest-serving coach.

Former Nigeria midfielder Mutiu Adepoju described the defeat by CAR as "disappointing" and said "questions will be asked to know why and what happened".

"Whether it's a question or a query, there is no federation that will lose a game and not take actions to guide against future occurrence," Adepoju told Goal.

"I don't know about the query for Rohr but people will ask questions if you lose the game you are expected to win."