Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has banned players from eating goat meat and pepper soup as they put together for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
This comes after consecutive losses to England and the Czech Republic within the World Cup pleasant matches.
Rohr is now proscribing the players who’re camped in Austria from some sure meals as he bids to maintain them in good situation for the event.
In an interview with Omasports TV, the German tactician said that the Super Eagles players is not going to be permitted to eat goat meat, pepper soup, and different spicy meals.
He mentioned, “The reason being as a result of nutritionist will let you know that an excessive amount of spicy meals shouldn’t be good for athletes.
“We’ve got to look at what they inform us, and the medical group agreed that we can’t eat an excessive amount of fats and an excessive amount of spice.”
However he additionally revealed that there could also be cases whereby the ban might be lifted.
He mentioned, “As an example, there might be an exception on Sunday the night time we will probably be right here, there will probably be just a little Austrian music, maybe just a little African meals, from Madam ambassador so we are going to see.”
Watch the video beneath.
No goat meat pepper soup for Super Eagles players. “They’re fatty, spicy and harmful” declares Gernot Rohr. pic.twitter.com/ykyAQDyJvN
— OMASPORTSTV (@omasports_TV) June 8, 2018