Jordan Torunarigha celebrates Super Eagles Debut: A Proud Moment against Mozambique

Jordan Torunarigha celebrates Super Eagles Debut: A Proud Moment against Mozambique

KAA Gent’s Jordan Torunarigha is beaming with pride after marking his debut – first appearance for the Super Eagles in a thrilling 3-2 friendly win against the Mambas of Mozambique.

Jordan Torunarigha celebrates Super Eagles Debut: A Proud Moment against Mozambique

The Super Eagles of Nigeria, with their exciting three-goal performance, soared above the Mambas of Mozambique, delivering a huge message ahead of their upcoming World Cup qualifiers and Africa Cup of Nations competition.

The journey to this pivotal moment in Torunarigha’s career holds a unique significance, Footballrover reports

The 26-year-old defender chose to represent Nigeria in 2023, making a switch that came with high expectations.

His initial call-up was against São Tomé and Príncipe, although he didn’t grace the field during Nigeria’s commanding 6-0 victory over the Central African side.

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Super Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro provided insights into his decision not to field Torunarigha against São Tomé and Príncipe, claiming that it was his decision not to play the defender, but he will surely get his chance.

The long-awaited debut finally arrived during the friendly match against Mozambique.

Jordan Torunarigha started the game and displayed his mettle for the majority of the match.

However, his impactful performance came to a close as Calvin Bassey replaced him in the closing 15 minutes of the game.

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In celebration of his debut, the talented center-back took to his social media page, expressing his emotions about this milestone and emphasizing that this is just the beginning of his international journey.

Really proud and happy about my debut for the Super Eagles! Just the beginning!” shared the Gent defender on his Instagram page.

Recall that Torunarigha had previously represented Germany at the youth level before taking the bull by the horns to proudly wear the Nigerian national team jersey.

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This transition promises exciting opportunities and contributions to Nigeria’s footballing future.

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