Eagles Won’t Miss Mikel, Ighalo – Former Nigerian Star

2019 AFCON: Mikel Obi Retires From International Football

Mikel won bronze at the 2013 Olympics/Bleacher Report.

The Super Eagles won’t miss captain Mikel Obi and Odion Ighalo, according to a former Nigerian player  Sam Sodje.

Concise News had reported that Mikel and Ighalo retired from international football after the team finished third at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

However, Sodje believes that the West Africans can do without the players who he also hailed for their contributions to the national team.

”I don’t think any player is in replaceable, well we will miss them but at the same time, there is always an end to every football players’ career in the National team,” he told Brila FM.


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Egobiambu Emmanuel is a Mass Communication graduate from the University of Benin. He is a media enthusiast, loves reading and writing, and has a special interest in personal development. Emmanuel is a reporter with Concise News.




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