Joe Aribo wins Rangers' best young player and goal of season awards

Joe Aribo wins Rangers' best young player and goal of season awards

- Joe Aribo has been named Rangers’ Young Player of the Year for season 2019/2020

- The 24-year-old's incredible solo goal against Braga in the Europa League also won Goal of the Season award

- Aribo scored nine goals in 48 appearances for the club during last season

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Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo has been named Rangers’ Young Player of the Year for season 2019/20.

The 24-year-old also won the Goal of the Season award for his incredible solo goal against Braga in the Europa League.

Joe Aribo wins Rangers' best young player and goal of season awards

Joe Aribo scores an incredible solo goal against Braga in the Europa League. Photo: Getty Images
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The goal against Braga helped Rangers into the last 16 of the Europa League where they face Bayer Leverkusen.

Aribo, who only joined Rangers from Charlton Athletic last summer had an amazing first season with the Scottish club.

He scored nine goals in 48 appearances for the club during the season.

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The Nigerian international seems to have picked up from he stopped as he was one of Rangers’ best players in pre-season games ahead of the 2020/21 season.

Aribo scored two superb goals in the friendly games against Motherwell and Coventry City.

He is now in line to team with Super Eagles teammate Leon Balogun who recently joined Rangers as they kick-off their league campaign against Aberdeen on Saturday, August 1.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Nigeria international Leon Balogun completed a big move to Scottish giants Rangers according to the latest development by the club on the club's website.

This latest development will be great news for Nigerian football lovers who have been worried about the future of Balogun.

Balogun recently left English club Wigan after their relegation to the third division in England thereby becoming a free agent.

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The 32-year-old also had a troubled time at Brighton where he was unable to command regular playing time which caused his exit from the club.

Rangers are currently concerned over the injury of Nikola Katic who is facing months on the sidelines and Balogun would be a good replacement now.

The 32-year-old will now try to put his career back on track with Rangers who will be playing in the Champions League next season.

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