I Will Retire From Super Eagles After AFCON – Mikel Obi

Ads

Super Eagles Captain, John Mikel Obi has said that he will be retiring from the national team at end of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

Mike said while Speaking with BBC Sport.

When ask about his Retirement's, the 32-year-old said, “It’s been an amazing ride for me in the national team,”.

Like Our Facebook page

In continuation, he said, “Obviously winning the Nations Cup in South Africa was the high point, that’s why I want to help this young team to hopefully achieve their dreams”

“Thirteen years I think is enough. I’ve won trophies, I’ve had a lot of amazing time. I think it’s time for these young guys to carry on.

“I’m mostly here in Egypt to support the young guys and make sure they’re on the right track.

READ ALSO  KOGI EAST ELDERS COUNCIL POLITICAL DECISION, GOOD OR BAD?

“I think my presence is always important for them, hopefully, I can finish with the trophy.”

Mikel has made 89 appearances for Nigeria, including winning the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, and helping Nigeria finish third at the 2006 and 2010 Nations Cups.

Want To Support Us By Donating Click Here

READ ALSO  Suspected kidnappers killed by Army, army urge general public not come to conclusion
UPDATES: DON'T FORGET TO DOWNLOAD OUR APP BELOW

vote
Article Rating

ads

Stories You May find Interesting

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments