Rohr to attend World Cup Draw

Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr is amongst thirty coaches that will attend Friday’s World Cup draw in the Russian capital.

According to the official website of the Russian Football Union, 30 of the 32 head coaches of the teams participating in the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia confirmed their presence at the team’s seminar and at the final draw in Moscow.

On Thursday, starting from 1400 hours Moscow time, representatives of the national teams will receive key operational information concerning the tournament.

The ceremony of the final draw will take place on Friday at 1800 hours Moscow time in the State Kremlin Palace.

The presenter of the draw will be the ex-striker of England, the best scorer of the 1986 World Cup, Gary Lineker, who will be helped by Russian sports journalist Maria Command.

Legendary football players Laurent Blanc, Gordon Banks, Fabio Cannavaro, Cafu, Diego Maradona, Carles Puyol and Diego Forlan will play the role of Gary Lineker’s eight assistants on the stage of the State Kremlin Palace.


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