Super Eagles Captain Mikel Obi Retires from International Football

Super Eagles Captain Mikel Obi Retires from International Football

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Mikel ObiSuper Eagles Captain Mikel Obi Retires from International Football
  • “It Started I’m Egypt and Ended In Egypt” – Mikel Announces Retirement From Super Eagles
Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, on Thursday, announced his retirement from international football.

The 32-year old midfielder took to his verified Instagram page, to announce thsit was time for him to bow out of the team and let the young ones take over.

Sharing a photo of himself in the national jersey, Mikel Obi wrote, “Egypt is a country where I’ve started and have finished my national career.

“In 2006, I played my first official championship for my country. 2019 African Cup of Nations marks my last championship for national team with Super Eagles.

“My national career started in 2003 under 17 World Cup and I’m grateful for the national team for placing me on the world arena and giving me an opportunity to show my skill and have an incredible national and international career.

“At the age of 32, it’s time for me to retire from the national team and let the youth take over, who’ve done an amazing job securing a bronze medal at AFCON 2019.

“Thank you to all my Nigerian supporters and to my Country for all the trust, support and love you’ve shown me over the past 15 years.

Source: InsightLinks

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