The Super Eagles of Nigeria have come on social media to react to their thrilling comeback win over Argentina in a friendly on Tuesday, November 14.
Nigeria came back from 2-0 down to seal a 4-2 win over Argentina at the Stadion FK in Krasnodar, Russia.
After the win, the excited Super Eagles players dropped their reactions on social media platforms.
“So proud of the boys #SuperEagles @NGSuperEagles,” defender William Troost-Ekong wrote on Twitter.
“Nigeria four, Argentina 2 naso naso,” the defender is heard saying in a video he shared on his Twitter.
Gernot Rohr for the first time tried out the three-man defence system and Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi admitted that they initially struggled with.
“We played a new system today we never played before so we struggled to find our feet in the first half but at the break, the coach spoke to us and we corrected our mistakes which helped us to fight back. Our team is still work in progress,” Mikel is quoted to say by the Super Eagles Twitter account.
“First time in a Formation of such, Tough first half but we came out strong and everyone sacrificed for each other to come out with such a great result .. I’m really proud of the efforts. God is good.God bless Nigeria,” midfielder John Ogu said on his Twitter.
“Amazing come back and great teamwork. We prepared well for the game and started with a new formation. We deserved to win!” Shehu Abdullahi said.
“Thank you Krasnodar, we had amazing memories to savour. Thank you Nigerians for the massive support always.
“We won this together! Victory for us!”
“Algeria on Friday was solid already. But today is kind of historical coming back like this from a 0-2 vs Argentina. Considering the fact that we played like that system for the 1st time makes it even greater!! Up up Supereagles, up up Nigeria,” Leon Balogun said.
Rohr is happy with the way his men responded from 2-0 down to win the game.
“I am happy we came back from 2 goals down to win 4-2. It shows we have great team spirit and determination when you keep fighting after going two goals down against a great team like Argentina,” Rohr is quoted to say by the Super Eagles Twitter account.
“It’s good victory for us but it doesn’t mean we’ve become favo’urites to win the World Cup. We stay humble & realize we have more work to do.
“We prepared well for this game because playing Argentina is big for us, maybe it is different for them.”
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will leave Krasnodar tonight.