Good News For Rohr And Nigeria As Ighalo Makes A ‘U-Turn’ On Retirement
Odion Ighalo has hinted he could be back playing for the Super Eagles just weeks after announcing his retirement from international football.
The Chinese Super League striker stunned Nigerians when he declared his retirement from the national group following the Super Eagles prevail upon Tunisia in the third-place coordinate at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Subsequent to crushing the Carthage Eagles, Super Eagles administrator, Gernot Rohr uncovered the previous Watford man has resigned from the National group. “He has been extremely solid for us,” Rohr told ESPN. “Also, it is pitiful, that he needs not to proceed. “In any case, the entryway consistently is open for him whenever.”
The previous Granada striker at that point took to his internet based life pages to affirms Rohr’s remarks, saying he is finished with the Super Eagles.
Be that as it may, following his declaration, NFF president, Amaju Pinnick uncovered he has addressed him to invert his choice. Be that as it may, Ighalo uncovered he has not taken a choice yet as that time, saying he should counsel his family before choosing.
“On the off chance that I am going to turn around my retirement, I would need to counsel with my family and my club. I regard the President of the NFF, however the inversion of my retirement is unquestionably not one that I can take alone. I have to counsel with others before I take a choice.”
It presently appears he has settled on a choice after he posted an image of him with the Super Eagles on twitter with a mysterious subtitle, saying “Returning Stronger”
Ighalo’s comeback will be a huge boost for Rohr and the Super Eagles who begin their qualifiers for 2021 AFCON in November. He became the second Nigerian to win the golden boot at the just-concluded biennial tournament in Egypt, scoring in games against Burundi, Cameroon, Algeria and Tunisia.