Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike has called it quits as he took to his Instagram page to announce his retirement from the National team. The Super Eagles striker won the AFCON with the Super Eagles and also the golden boot award in that tournament.
Emenike’s sudden decision to quit the eagles has raised several eye brows. Of course we know something is wrong, Emenike says he was threatened and we are still to know how also in his Instagram post, the striker says he’s quitting the Super Eagles for the sake of National peace… Read transcript below
No more Eagles career! “After 5 great years, I am happy to announce that I have put full-stop to my Nationa team career for the sake of national peace.” “Its a pleasure for me to have played for this great country. I never regretted it and I think its the best time to end it. Millions thanks to all the fans who have been very supportive during the good and bad times.” “I am very proud of my performance, I am proud of my team mates and I am very proud of the nation called ‘Nigeria’. My AFCON gold medal is a sign of great achievement, My AFCON topscorer award speaks a lot about my commitment and dedication to the team. Super Eagles is a camp not a family house, and it shouldn’t be a threat zone for any individual. I have done according to our national anthem. “All my dreams came true in the national team, I dreamt to win Nations Cup for Nigeria after 20-years, I dreamt to played at the World Cup as well as to make a name for myself… In the space of five years, I got them. I’m a winner! “For every dissapointing fans, maybe due to my inability to re-establish my goal scoring instinct for Super Eagles, I will like to say I’m sorry but the ones I had scored counted well for the team. As long as Nigeria remains, you and I will always remember the name ‘Emenike’. “Finally, I am happy to make a bow and continue supporting the team everytime.
Up Eagles, God Bless Nigeria!
More details on his retirement as they unfold…