In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 06th, June, 2020

I am Considering About Returning To Tremendous Eagles

I'm Thinking About Returning To Super Eagles

Odion Ighalo


Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo has revealed he’s ‘considering’ about returning to the Nigeria nationwide crew.

The ahead performed a key function because the West Africans certified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after lacking the earlier two editions in 2015 and 2017.

The previous Watford striker emerged as the very best goalscorer within the qualifiers earlier than firing the Tremendous Eagles to a third-place end within the event in Egypt, scooping the highest scorer award within the course of.

Ighalo, nonetheless, introduced his retirement from worldwide obligation after his five-star efficiency within the competitors, together with the crew captain and former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel.

In doing so, the ahead cited the problem of getting to journey the space between China to Nigeria for nationwide obligation. 

Ighalo moved to England in January, becoming a member of the Crimson Devils on mortgage from Chinese language Tremendous League facet Shanghai Shenhua and has been the toast of the followers together with his blistering performances, scoring 4 targets and offering one help in solely eight video games earlier than the suspension of the division as a result of outbreak of coronavirus.

The 30-year-old, who not too long ago prolonged his mortgage cope with the Outdated Trafford outfit till January 2021, has not dominated out a return to the Tremendous Eagles.

“I’m nonetheless in touch with Gernot Rohr and Amaju Pinnick, they usually congratulated me on my mortgage deal,”
Ighalo informed Brila FM.

“I’m nonetheless enthusiastic about returning to the nationwide crew, however proper now I wish to consider my membership profession.

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“I left the nationwide crew due to the space between Nigeria and China, however now that I’m in Manchester and identical to life and in my profession, you by no means can inform.”

Since his retirement, younger Lille striker Victor Osimhen has been main the Tremendous Eagles assault with the ahead scoring three targets through the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying video games in opposition to the Republic of Benin and Lesotho.

Victory in each video games propelled the three-time African champions to the highest of Group L with six factors they usually had been scheduled to tackle Sierra Leone in one other qualifier in March earlier than it was suspended as a result of Covid-19.

Ighalo made his worldwide debut for the Tremendous Eagles in opposition to Uganda in a pleasant in 2015 and had 35 caps for the West Africans, scoring 16 targets earlier than he surprisingly stop the nationwide crew.

The ahead’s return to the Tremendous Eagles will enhance Nigeria’s intention to win the Africa Cup of Nations in 2021 and qualify for the World Cup in Qatar in 2022.


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