5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Nigeria’s Goal Scorer VS Brazil, Joe Aribo


The Super Eagles of Nigeria played out a 1-1 draw against Brazil in an international friendly at the Singapore National Stadium on Sunday. Aribo put the team ahead in the 35th minute but Brazil equalized shortly after the break when Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro found the back of the net from close range.

How well do you know Joe Aribo? Here are five things you don’t know about him;

1.His full name is Joseph Joseph Oluwaseyi Temitope Ayodele-Aribo and he was born on the 21st of July 1996, in Camberwell, United Kingdom.

2. He started his football career with Kinetic Academy before joining a semi-professional football club known as Staines Town. He had an impressive outing as he bagged the club’s academy player of the year in 2014. He signed for Charlton Athletic in May 2016 after a successful trial and he helped the team to win EFL League Championship playoffs where Charlton defeated Sunderland 2-1 at the Wembley Stadium.

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