Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has admitted that Joe Aribo has make the team stronger following the Rangers midfielder impressive performance in last Sunday’s 1-1 friendly draw against Brazil, reports Completesports.com.
Aribo scored Nigeria’s only goal of the game, his second in two appearances for the Super Eagles.
The 23-year-old received a pass from Moses Simon in the 35th minute and weaved his way past Paris Saint-Germain defender, Marquinhos before the slotting the ball home.
Aribo also scored on his debut for the three-time African champions against Ukraine last month.
“We have a very young team, younger than what we had at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Joe Aribo is one of the players bringing his fitness and speed into the team. His left foot is technically interesting for us in the midfield,” Rohr told reporters after the game against Brazil.
The former Charlton Athletic player will look to make his home debut when the Super Eagles host neighbours, Benin Republic in a 2021 AFCON qualifier next month.Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.