The defender was earlier in the danger of missing out of his
side’s traveling party no thanks to fitness concerns, but after
passing a late fitness test did well to show his class in the
The Chelsea loanee was one of his side’s impressive players
after coming on in the 69th minute for Lorenzo De Silvestri.
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Aina justified his inclusion by Walter Mazzarri in the Maroons
team which travelled to the Stadio Benito Stirpe and did well
to lay on a neatly cushioned assist for Andrea Belotti to hit the
winner for Torino after barely eight minutes of entering the
Nigeria manager will be particularly pleased to have the in-
form youngster available for selection for the March games as
his marauding qualities and ability to stretch play through the
channels will very much come in handy.
Aina will be confident of adding to his six international caps
when the three-time African Champions face Egypt and
Seychelles later this month.