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Victor Moses Announces Retirement from International Football


Nigeria’s Super Eagles and Chelsea player, Victor Moses has announced his retirement from international football.

The 27-year-old made this officially in a statement via Twitter and it states:

“I would like to announce that after much thought I have made the decision to retire from playing international football. I ha e experienced some of the best moments of my life wearing the Super Eagles shirt and ha e memories with me that will last a lifetime. Nothing will ever compete to what it felt like to represent Nigeria on behalf of our country.

However I fell that now is the time to step away in order to be able to focus fully on club career and my young family as well as allow the next generation of Super Eagle Stars the opportunity to step up and to flourish. We are blessed as a nation to have so many exciting young players coming through and now is their time.”

“There are so many highlights that stand out for me over the years; from making my debut, to playing in two world cups and being a part of the team to win the African Nations Cup for the first time for our nation since 1994 being just a few.”

“I have already spoken to the manager by telephone and would like to say thank you to him and his staff, the NFF and all of my teammates for all of their support over the years. Most importantly I would like to say thank you to the Nigerian people for believing in me and supporting me over the years. Its rant the world to me and my family and I will always be a proud Nigerian supporting the team. Thank you for the memories and good luck to the team for the future.”

 

Moses made his debut for the national team in 2012, spent his six years with the Super Eagles, making a total of 37 appearances for Nigeria.

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Written by Prince Simeon

Goldenchyld is the Head Publicist and Blogger at Hypestation Nigeria. He has interest that cuts across lifestle, tech, music and other things that affect everyday living. Follow him on Twitter @goldenchylduno and @goldenchyld_ on Instagram

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