Super Eagles coach speaks on Nigeria AFCON loss.
Gernot Rohr 66 Nigeria coach, He won his first game in charge of the Nigerian national team, defeating Tanzania by a lone goal in Uyo, Nigeria.
His Nigeria-led team became the first African side to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup against Zambia.
Riyad Mahrez, French-born In November 2013, He expressed his desire to represent Algeria internationally.
He was called up to the provisional Algeria squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Mahrez was subsequently called up to the full squad for the tournament on 2 June.
On 10 July 2018, Manchester City confirmed the signing of Mahrez on a five-year contract.
The first goal was his first with Manchester City.
His first goal was dedicate to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha,
The former owner of his previous club Leicester City, who had recently died in an air crash.
The Manchester City star amazed everyone by scoring a free-kick for the Desert Foxes in the stoppage time
Mahrez brought victory for the country taking them to the final clash of the tournament.
Rohr said “It was a big fight until the last minute, it was a wonderful match, I think my players wanted it to go to extra-time thinking Algeria were more tired, ” Rohr says post-match, as per Reuters.
“We scored an own goal, unlucky, but we have come back every time in this tournament and this time we came back on a penalty.
“But a wonderful free-kick from a football genius made the difference.”
Nigeria will face Tunisia in the third-place on Wednesday evening,
while Algeria will face Senegal in the final on Friday night.
Super Eagles coach speaks on Nigeria AFCON loss