2026 WCQ: Rohr Names Benin Squad For Super Eagles Clash

2026 WCQ: Rohr Names Benin Squad For Super Eagles Clash

Benin Republic head coach, Gernot Rohr has named a 25-man squad for his side’s 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Rwanda and Nigeria.

The Squirrels will host Group C leaders Amavubi of Rwanda at the Stade Felix Houphouet Boigny, Abidjan on Thursday, June 6.

They will also entertain neighbours Nigeria at the same venue four days later.

The Super Eagles will face Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo before the encounter with Benin.

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The squad is made up of 19 foreign-based players and six local stars.

Former Bournemouth forward Steve Mounie is the biggest star in the team.

Rohr also included Nigerian-born stars Ayegun Tosin and Samson Akinyoola in his squad.

The Squirrels have won only once under Rohr’s tutelage,losing four and drawing five from 10 games.


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