Super Eagles Star Frowns at Missing 2 World Cups, Attacks Stephen Keshi, Rohr

Super Eagles Star Frowns at Missing 2 World Cups, Attacks Stephen Keshi, Rohr

  • John Ogu was not among the Super Eagles players who represented Nigeria at the 2014 and 2018 World Cups
  • The attacking midfielder has stated emphatically that Stephen Keshi and Gernot Rohr disappointed him
  • Late Stephen Keshi took the Super Eagles to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, while Rohr was in charge of Russia 2018 edition

Nigeria international John Ogu has expressed unhappiness towards how he was ignored by late Stephen Keshi to travel with the Super Eagles to the 2014 FIFA World Cup held in Brazil.

The attacking midfielder was also not happy with how he did not play any game at the 2018 World Cup which occurred in Russia in which coach Gernot Rohr was in charge of the Super Eagles.

Before the Super Eagles qualified for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, John Ogu played an important role in the qualifiers, but he was dropped from making the 23-man squad by coach Keshi.

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John Ogu, Super Eagles, World Cup, Stephen Keshi, Gernot Rohr, NFF.
John Ogu frowns at missing 2 World Cup, attacks Stephen Keshi, Rohr. Photo by Ryan Pierse
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Interestingly, former Kano Pillars' midfielder Gabriel Reuben who was injured that time was considered and made the Super Eagles squad to Brazil.

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According to the reports on GOAL and Punch, John Ogu stated clearly that he should have been part of the Super Eagles playing squads for the 2014 World Cup and that of 2018.

John Ogu's reaction about missing 2014 and 2018 World Cups

"The first World Cup I was supposed to go to, during a pre-World Cup game against Italy, I did well.
"And then another one was the last World Cup, the dream of going to competition came true, and coach Rohr didn't even give me one minute.''

Stephen Appiah picks Nigeria legend Okocha as one of the most skillful players he has seen

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Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how former Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah named Austin Jay Jay Okocha as one of the most skilful players he has seen in football.

The former Nigeria captain is revered globally for his trickery and magic on the ball.

In a question and answer session on Twitter, Appiah was asked, apart from Ronaldinho, who the most skilful player is.

The former Juventus star was straightforward with his answer, as he named Okocha as one of his favourites.

Okocha and Ronaldinho, who many believe is the most skilful player ever, played together at French side Paris Saint Germain.

Source: SportsBrief.com