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Torunarigha Dazzles For Hertha Berlin , Could Be The Solution To Eagles Left Back Woes

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As coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr continue his search for a long term solution to the left back issues of the team Hertha Berlin German-Nigerian rising star Jordan Torunarigha could be an option.

Nigeria are currently searching for options at left back as both Kingsley Madu and regular left back Elderson Echiejile are not getting games for their respective teams.

Yesterday Torunarigha was handed a rare start by coach Paul Dardai at left back, and the 19 year old nicknamed Berlin wall didn’t disappoint despite his team suffering a 1-4 drubbing at the hands of RB Leipzip.

Already a youth international for Germany, the defender who is nicknamed Berlin Wall has close ties with Nigeria as his father Ojokojo Torunarigha played for local side Shooting Stars in the 80’s.

Nigeria are yet to officially approached him over committing his future to the senior national team, but that it sure would if the left back issues persist in the team, and if Torunarigha maintains his career growth.

Osas Mahawi