Victor Moses Receives Knocks From Fans For Quitting Eagles
Football fans in Nigeria have been criticizing Super Eagles forward Victor Moses for retiring from international football.
The Chelsea right fullback announced his retirement from the senior Nigeria National Team on Wednesday after six years of serving his father’s land.
Moses won the African Cup of Nations, AFCON with the Eagles in 2013 where his ingenuity led the team to win the cup for the third time.
Born in the United Kingdom, Moses played for the England Under-17 and Under-21 before switching allegiance to Nigeria.
He represented Nigeria in two world cups, scoring one goal against Argentina in Russia 2018. However, his Nigerian fans took to social media platform to blast him for quitting so early.
Moses said that he had made a telephone call to the Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, telling him his decision to quit.
Speaking, a fan who simply identified himself as Collins said that Nigeria would miss Moses, adding that the player quit so much early.
Moses is 26 and to many of the fans, the player still has about four more years of active play to give to Nigeria.