The Nigerian team were beaten 1-0 by their Beninoise counterparts in a CHAN qualifier on Sunday.
Benin Republic converted an 89th minute penalty to ensured victory over Nigeria in the first leg of the CHAN qualifier.
Despite a decent performance by the Eagles for most part of the game the team surrendered a chance at a possible draw when Aremu lost possession in the box and brought down a Benin player while trying to recover.
The referee wasted no time in awarding a penalty which was converted. The return leg will be played in Kano on Sunday August 20.