Recall that super eagles forward, Victor Moses recently announced his retirement from the national team, now Super Eagles Captain and midfielder John Obi Mikel has also withdrawn from the Super Eagles’ squad for Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles next month.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr is now to release name for his squad ahead of the September 7 fixture, Nigerians hope are all heighten as they seek to know who will be replacement for these two valuable players.
Super Eagles must win their next game to keep their qualification hopes alive for the 2019 tournament in Cameroon next June.
There had lost the first round to South Africa and must win their next match against Seychelles.
Mikel had called him to withdraw from the game:
“We spoke together. He is just coming back from injury and he needs to push his club commitments to get back in shape. After injury he needs time to get fit again.”