Rohr Certifies Teslim Balogun Stadium Turf

Obiajulu Joel Nwolu

Super Eagles German tactician, Gernot Rohr has expressed satisfaction with the playing surface of the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos State.

The pitch will host next week’s 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifying fixture between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Crocodiles of Lesotho.

The Nigerian team had a training exercise on the turf for the first time on Tuesday afternoon ahead of the Crunch battle against the Benin Republic.

Rohr in an interview with newsmen after the training on Tuesday said the surface is good for preparation work ahead of the matches.

He said, “The pitch is very good for football.

“The boys like it and the surface is wonderful and green. I said it before when I came here, they have worked on the grass and it is very good.”

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