NIGERIA FOOTBALL FANS SHOWER PRAISES ON TWO SUPER EAGLES STARS AFTER UKRAINE CLASH

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Nigeria and Ukraine played out an exciting 2-2 draw in their international friendly in Dnipro on Tuesday night. Super Eagles threw a first half two-goal lead against the European side.

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Very early in the game, Joe Aribo scored his debut goal in his first game for Nigeria in the fourth minute as he got to the end of a blistering counter-attack led by Bordeaux forward Samuel Kalu who found Alex Iwobi for the cross that Aribo dispatched. Lille striker, Victor Osimhen made it 2-0 in the 33rd minute from the penalty spot after the energetic Samuel Kalu was felled in the Ukrainian box.

AccessBET@AccessBET
 

Joe Aribo Goal for Nigeria 🇳🇬 Vs Ukraine 🇺🇦

Samuel Kalu Massive credit for that goal.

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The Ukrainians enjoyed more possession of the ball in the second half and that paid off as Oleksandr Zinchenko scored in the 76th minute as he went passed a static defence. Yaremchuk made it 2-2 with a dubious goal two minutes later straight from kick off after the goal. His arm struck the ball before it went in.

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Despite throwing away a two-goal lead, Nigeria fans were happy with the performance of two Super Eagles players Joe Aribo and Francis Uzoho.

 

Aribo who was playing his first game for Nigeria had a great debut as he showcased his football talent which the fans were happy to see.

Uche Jombo Rodriguez

@uchejombo

 

Joe Aribo is a good prospect

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Douglas@iamdouglaseze
 

In Joe Aribo, Nigeria has finally found that No.10 replacement for Okocha. What we thought we had in Mikel. His b2b runs are tremendous. A new star is born!

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Oluwatosin@tosynosha
 

Nigerians, remember this name: Joe Aribo. Haven’t seen a Super Eagles Midfielder as sleek and solid in a while.

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Ayodeji Ayodeji@AyodejiX2
 

Iwobi is playing brilliantly today, thanks to Aribo.

The later is the kinda midfielder we need.

His link up play and partnership with Iwobi cannot be overemphasized.

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CHIDUBEM NJOKU@ChidubemNJ
 

JOE ARIBO

Remeber the name.

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Footy Tool@FootyTool
 

Super Eagles were robbed of 2 goals. Not a bad match for new midfield sensation Joe Aribo.

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Uzoho who was back in goal for Gernot Rohr’s side after being maligned for some errors in the past produced two world-class saves to deny the hosts in the game and those moments didn’t go unnoticed by the fans.

LEXYTEE@adeogun193
 

Joe Aribo had a good game in the Super Eagles midfield.
– Victor Osimhen will score goals for Nigeria.
– Samuel Chukwueze is a starboy.
– Alex Iwobi and especially Samuel Kalu were impressive.
– Etebo is a MACHINE.
– Francis Uzoho was pretty decent in goal.

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🇺🇦 Ukraine 2-2 Nigeria 🇳🇬

What’s your take on the match?

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tope fowowe@topefowowe
 

Uzoho will be our numerouno in goal for a very long time!

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Oluwa kaka@Yeakaka2
 

Man of the match, Uzoho.
Woman of the match, Coach G. Rohr, for making bad substitute

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faseun oluwatobiloba@godman_abnormal
 

Uzoho just saved the same goal mahrez scored us imagine

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Onyeador dera@donche_o
 

You would wonder why we didn’t press and close up like this against Algeria.
Why wasn’t Uzoho our first choice at Afcon?

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AROS@Damii_aros
 

Uzoho is actually good

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Q@Mk_Abdull
 

Omg!! Such a good save Uzoho

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SXA 🎙🔑@sxa129
 

Uzoho!!! What a double save!!! Gloves 🧤 🧤

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