Thursday, July 18, 2019

Odion Ighalo also retires from Super Eagles

Nigerian forward, Odion Ighalo has also retired from Super Eagles, just like Mikel Obi. He announced his retirement following the Super Eagle’s third placed victory over Tunisia.

Odion, who is the highest goal scorer in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, informed coach Gernot Rohr of his decision before leaving to join his club in China immediately after the game.

“He had discussed his decision with the coach before the third-place match, saying that the constant abuse was taking a toll on his young family but he was advised to keep it under wraps for the moment. After the game, he gave his jersey as a souvenir to the coach, said his goodbyes and left,” a source stated.

Prior to the game, the 30-year-old posted a message on his WhatsApp status update that simply said “Final Game”. We wish him all the best.


  1. Too soon bro,but i know nijar dose not worth the stress U would have done it to for the love,all the best Man.!love.

  2. Some changes are necesssary, all the best Ighalo