Enyeama Quits Eagles

Nigerian goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, has announced his retirement from national team football, a day after he fell out with Coach Sunday Oliseh in the team’s camp in Belgium.

The Lille of France shot-stopper, said on his Instagram page he is no longer available for national team duties and would henceforth face his club career.

He wrote, “I have fought a good fight for more than 13 years. I have finished my course. I have kept the faith and sang the anthem with passion.


“Henceforth, there is laid for me a crown which only GOD can reward me for my 13 years of national service.

“God bless NIGERIA. HENCEFORTH, I am no more the captain of the NIGERIAN senior football team, I am no more the goalie of the team, I am out of the team.

“I am no more available for international duties.

“I want to say thank you to every Nigerian fan and our supporters worldwide. It has been the most trying period of my life, but I know that Nigerians are there for me and God is with me. God bless NIGERIA 



Enyeama last featured for Nigeria in a 2017 AFCON qualifier at home against Chad in June. He has won a record 101 caps and was the most capped Nigerian player ever.

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