Southampton midfielder, Joe Aribo, says Nigeria’s failure to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar stays the underside stage of his occupation.
The Super Eagles missed out on a spot on the mundial after dropping on the playoff stage to eternal rivals, Black Stars of Ghana.
The three-time African champions held the Black Stars to a 0-0 appeal to Kumasi nonetheless have been eradicated on away-goal rule after every teams battled to a 1-1 draw inside the return leg on the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja.
Aribo featured in every legs of the qualifiers for the Super Eagles.
The former Rangers of Scotland star will now have to wait for one different 4 years sooner than fulfilling his dream of collaborating in on the worldwide soccer fiesta.
“I will say probably one of my lowest moments in football, not just because we are not going to the World Cup but in the manner it happened against Ghana,” Aribo instructed Southampton’s official site.
“Of course, the rivalry, so there is just a lot to take in.”
When requested if his versatility is a revenue to his recreation, he talked about “I imagine it’s a blessing and a curse personally.
“Like you said, I can play in so many different roles so I can help the team but it’s like I’m not really mastering one position but I think for me, it’s good I can help the team in so many different ways.”