Super Eagles' fighting spirit, determination and resilience helped them recovered from two-goal deficit to win 4-2 at the Krasnodar stadium on Tuesday and coach Rohr has hailed his team's doggedness against a strong side.
Man of the match Iwobi, however drew Nigeria level with the Argies in the 52nd minute after he combined well with strike partner Iheanacho.
Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice and Brian Idowu also found the net for Nigeria in the second half.
Iwobi sealed the victory in 73rd minute when he smashed home from an Ahmed Musa pass to put more misery on Jorge Sampaoli's team.More news: Sweden qualify as Italy miss out on FIFA World Cup
Akpeyi, who last featured for the Super Eagles in the 2019 AFCON qualifiers against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Uyo which the team lost 2-0, will now hope for a better outing against Argentina later today.
"It is reassuring that we now have a federation leadership so committed to making everything work that they arranged this meeting and allowed the players to contribute and then set out to sign the agreement".
We prepared well for this game because playing Argentina is big for us, maybe it is different for them. It remains unbelievable how he committed the elementary error of picking ball outside his goal area.