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Aribo Thrilled With ‘Impressive’ Rangers Win Over Ross County

Aribo Thrilled  With ‘Impressive’ Rangers Win Over Ross County

Joe Aribo has high hopes for the season after Rangers returned to winning ways following Sunday’s away win against Ross County.

The Nigeria international opened scoring for the Gers in the 4-2 win with Connor Goldson, Alfredo Morelos and Scott Arfield netting the other goals for Rangers.

“The boys are buzzing. We knew what we had to do today and put in a strong performance. We are definitely happy that we were able to do that,”Aribo told Rangers TV.

“I have [scored a goal like that before]. I did it last season at home, it was a similar position and similar finish.

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“I think when we come to places like this, we need to start fast and be on top. We just needed that breakthrough and that goal so it was massive. We needed it to get into our stride.

“We wanted to score more goals and keep a clean sheet, of course, but it was good to see the rhythm, the passes, there was a lot of interchange today between the midfield and strikers. That is what we need in the upcoming games.

“It is massive [to have that desire]. When you have subs coming off the bench and giving their all, it is good to see.

“It is a squad game, not just the starting eleven. Everyone has to play their part and it is massive. It is amazing to see.

“We need to do everything we can to be the best that we can be. We can’t make any excuses for what is to come so we need to make sure we are ready to go.”

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  • Gowetok 3 years ago

    While the search for a perfect partner for Ndidi continues ,I for now I think we can make do with Ariball. He is the closest to our dream midfield pivot .We need someone in the mold of Tiemeles modric to partner Ndidi.That is the cry of all Die hard SE fans.

  • Mr. Nice 3 years ago

    Biko, when is our coach releasing the team list for the upcoming qualifiers starting next week?

    • Ikeben 3 years ago

      List has been released to NFF, since last week, it is NFF that is yet to release it. Maybe they are approving it and editing it as their new contract with Rohr permits them to do.

  • Why are the clubs not coming for aribo. Please don’t tell me it’s an agent thing again. We need a more ‘serious’ reason. Aribo should be playing in the EPL. My thought anyway.

    • Dr. Drey 3 years ago

      The question should be “why are clubs not coming for players from the Scottish league…?”

  • Kingston 3 years ago

    @CMN, that’s because Aribo is playing in a weak league, just a little above English championship. Big teams rarely come for such players, preferring to use players from their academy. There are numerous examples to prove this point – that the Scottish league is small and that players from division 2 kind of leagues are rarely purchased.
    And as for playing for super eagles, I think Aribo should be our number 10 and Iwobi should be the one partnering Ndidi. My reason is that Aribo is more swift with the ball and has better touches when it comes to dribbling. Which are essential for a no10 or a false side midfielder if we are going with a 442. However, Iwobi has better long range passing, has a flair for team build-up through calculated and technical movements that open up spaces for teammates. Iwobi has played as a no8 for super eagles and did exceptionally well (against Algeria friendly and the latter minutes against Cameron). While Aribo always looks a like bird in a cage, you could literally feel he wants the free role. He craves for unrestrained movements, while Iwobi can play disciplined kind of game demanded of Rohr’s style

    • @kingston so players have not moved from Belgium or turkey or wherever to England before. Well your reason is better than the ‘agent’ reason. I hope they see him and come for him soon. As per your analysis of aribo and iwobi, I completely agree.

      • Sunny 3 years ago

        I heard from a close friend of Aribo’s that he did not want to move from Rangers this season because he wanted to play in the Champions League with them. Now that they have fallen short, he might reconsider his decision. I hope it is not too late.

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