South African coach, Stuart Baxter, has revealed that Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr warned him about Seychelles before Bafana Bafana’s 0-0 draw with the Islanders in African Cup of Nations qualifying game on Tuesday.
South Africa threw away their chance of topping the Group E on match day four after their disappointing goalless draw with Seychelles.
Baxter said that Rohr had warned him about the bad playing surface and that it was difficult for the Super Eagles players when they played there.
”Immediately after the game, I was frustrated and angry with the way the game turned out,” Baxter told reporters.
”I met the Nigerian coach in London and he told me that the pitch was the worst he’d ever played on in a competitive game and I agree with him and that’s not an excuse because we still did enough to win the game.”
Nigeria will tackle South Africa at FNB Stadium on November 17.
The winner of the game will be guaranteed a place for next year’s AFCON in Cameroon.