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Nigeria's Rohr braced for Libya reaction

Nigeria's Gernot Rohr is bracing for a reaction from Libya in the return leg of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday after the Mediterranean Knights suffered a crushing 4-0 defeat against the Super Eagles.

A hat-trick from Odion Ighalo, and Samuel Kalu's first international goal handed Nigeria a big victory and put them in front of the Libyans on the log.

However, with the return leg in just three days, Rohr is already preparing for a significant response from the North Africans.

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Hat-trick hero Ighalo fires Nigeria past Libya

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Odion Ighalo's first international hat-trick and a maiden Nigeria goal for Samuel Kalu fired the Super Eagles to a 4-0 victory over Libya in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Saturday.

The Changchun Yatai forward opened scoring from the spot in the fourth minute, doubling his tally in the 58th minute, before completing his hat-trick 11 minutes later.

Kalu added a fourth right at the death to seal a win which ensures Nigeria climb into second...

Nigeria's Gernot Rohr dismisses Libya pressure

Gernot Rohr has stressed the importance of a Nigerian victory against Libya in Saturday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Uyo, but is confident that his side can live up to the occasion.

The Super Eagles may have defeated the Seychelles away in last month's qualifier, but they are finding themselves under increasing pressure to take all three points against the table-toppers in front of their own fans.

Libya's currently lead Group E on four points after thumping the Seychelles before demonstrating...

Nigeria vs. Libya: Five unanswered questions

The result of Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya this weekend is almost all that matters for the Super Eagles as they look to boost their hopes of featuring in Cameroon.

However, there are many more subplots and unanswered questions that Gernot Rohr and his side must address in front of their own fans on Saturday.

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Amrouche exit could make Libya even more dangerous, says Rohr

Where many would see Adel Amrouche's resignation and the potential turmoil in the Libya camp as a good sign for Nigeria ahead of Saturday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr and his players are wary of their wounded opponents.

Amrouche downed tools earlier this week, claiming he was owed six months' wages, but Rohr says the Algerian's departure could represent a potential banana skin for the Super Eagles as they go in search of their second win of the qualifying series

"It...