Echiejile relishes Eagles’ stunning comeback win vs Argentina, lauds teammates

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Elderson Echiejile [Image: Getty]

Super Eagles and Sivasspor’ defender,  Elderson Echiejile, has expressed his excitement over the team’s amazing comeback win against the La Albiceleste of Argentina in their Tuesday’s international friendly match in the city of Krasnodar, Russia.

The Super Eagles had gone down with two goals from Ever Banega and Manchester City’s Sergio Kun Aguero before Leicester city forward, Kelechi Iheanacho reduced the deficit on the stroke of halftime.

The former Braga defender, Echiejile, who sat out of the glamour game due to injury expressed his excitement when he spoke with’s Anthony Bekederemo earlier today in an exclusive chat.

“That was a fantastic performance, I must say”, the players played with full team spirit and it’s the most important thing at this time as we approach the World cup finals”. Echiejile spoke to

The experienced defender expressed his sadness for not being available for the game.

However, the on-loan Monaco man informed of his return from injury as he is now set to return for Sivasspor in the weekend fixture of the Turkish Super Lig.

Meanwhile, Mainz 05 defender, Leon Balogun has also tweeted in celebrating the Eagles sensational victory in Krasnodar yesterday.

“What a sensational way to start”, World Cup preparation, and once more we’ve shown that our team spirit is key. Together we stand, divided we fall. I’m proud to be part of this team,” Balogun tweeted.


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