The German coach was in Los Angeles to oversee the Super Eagles players who were in the parade against Mexico.
Super Eagles coach Grant Rohr has hinted that he could add some Nigerian Professional Football League players to his squad.
He was on the bench as the home side suffered a 4-0 defeat to Mexico in an international friendly on Sunday.
Despite the disappointing score, Rohr praised the NPFL stars for their efforts in Los Angeles and looks forward to working with some of them on their regular team during the next final window.
The former Bordeaux manager said: “Mexico is number eleven in the world and he explained why. NFF Media. “Our young team are the best professional players in Nigeria who are playing at home. They put in a great effort, they learned a lot and I saw some interesting players who could be part of the next World Cup qualifier in September ۔
“Today’s match, we learned a lot and that is why we are happy to watch this match like a normal football game.”
After qualifying for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, the Super Eagles are looking forward to next year’s World Cup in Qatar.
Rohr concluded that Sunday’s match against Mexico was a good lesson for domestic players who could take part in their qualifying campaign for the World Cup.
“We will have World Cup qualifiers in September and we will start at home against Liberia on the third in Lagos and a few days later we will go to Cape Verde for the second game,” he added.
“We have a group of four teams and we have to finish in that group first and then go to the playoffs where we will play against one of the other nine groups.
“There is a long way to go in the World Cup, but today’s match has given me some idea of local players who could be part of some of these big games,” he said.
“We want to qualify for the World Cup like last time and then meet teams like Mexico who have shown how good they are in terms of movement, speed, fitness and technique. So today our local players So that was a good lesson and I think Mexico is a favorite choice for the Gold Cup.