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VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Gernot Rohr, Manager of Nigeria looks on prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at Volgograd Arena on June 22, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia. (Photo by Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Super Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr has played down social media rumours that he would be sacked by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) if he loses against Cameroon at the Round of 16 clash of the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday, AOIFootball.com reports.

Speaking ahead of the encounter in Alexandria on Friday, the former Burkina Faso Coach, who said they were focused on soaring past the Indomitable Lions, however, cautioned his boy to be very attentive on the pitch to avoid errors which cost them against Madagascar.

“I’ve heard plenty rumours that regardless of how we perform, I’ll lose my job even if I win the AFCON title but I don’t pay attention to rumours on social media. I hope to do well here and then after this tournament, I’ll address my future.

“I am scared of us committing individual errors and I hope we won’t have individual errors on Saturday that will cost us. We know that Cameroon is very strong with good footballing education in France and we hope we can find their weak points,” Rohr said.

Rohr further added that he had a full complement of players to choose from with left-back Jamilu Collins returning to fitness although Shehu Abdullahi and Mikel Obi have been ruled out through injury.

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