Rohr set to convince Huddersfield’s Billing to switch allegiance to Nigeria

With Nigeria place in 2019 AFCON already secured. Super Eagles tactician Gernot Rohr has began his search for players to strengthen his team ahead of the tournament.

Rohr has already convinced the likes of Ola Aina, Tyronne Ebuehi and Bryan Idowu to represent Nigeria. But his recent watch list include Danish born Philip Anyanwu Billing. Who has been contacted over the possibility of him teaming up with the Super Eagles.

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Billing has been in fine form for Huddersfield this season, but he is yet to feature for the Danish senior team after representing them in both U19 and U21 stages. This makes him eligible to play for Nigeria through his parentage.

In an exclusive interview with CSN on Monday Rohr confirmed that there are several players on his watch list aside the 22-year-old. But he said they require motivation to feature for the three-time African champions.