After a lot of speculations since the news of his retirement from the team broke out, Odion Ighalo has finally confirmed the news on his Instagram page, the player who was the highest goal scorer in the just concluded AFCON 2019 tournament, will no longer be representing Nigerian in any international match.
Read below what he said about this retirement on Instagram.
This is one of the most difficult career decisions I have had to take. It’s been an amazing 5 years journey, but after due consultation and extensive discussion with my family, I have decided it’s time for me to retire from the National team.
It’s has been an eventful and most memorable opportunity to serve my country with pride, passion and to contribute my quota to the development of our football, the memories would stay with me for a long time and I’m immensely grateful. It is now time to concentrate...
As the Super Eagles team take on Algeria this Sunday in the Semi-Final Match of AFCON 2019, Dangote and Otedola has promised to give the team the sum of $50,000 and $25,000 respectively for every goal they score in their remaining matches.
This is coming as one major boost for the super eagles team since the beginning of the AFCON 2019 tournament....
Popular Nigerian footballer, Ahmed Musa who made Nigeria proud in the just concluded FIFA World Cup has gleefully announced the arrival of his new baby boy. Musa and his beautiful wife Juliet Ejue welcomed their first baby on Thursday July 26, 2018.