In what may go down in history as a sad day for Nigerian football, Vincent Enyeama has announced his retirement from international football
Following the recent rift with Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh and his removal as Super Eagles captain, Vincent Enyeama has quit playing for the Eagles. He made the announcement via Instagram while thanking Nigerians for their support.
Here’s what the Lille FC goalkeeper wrote:
“I have fought a good fight for more than 13years.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 13years of national services.God bless NIGERIA.from 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 supporter world wide.its been the most trying period of my life but I know that Nigerian are there for me and God is with me.??????.God bless NIGERIA.#ENDOFANERA.”
Vincent Enyeama has been part of the Super Eagles setup since the Korea/Japan 2002 World Cup. He was also an integral part of the Nigerian contingent to the 2010 and 2014 World Cup. The former Enyimba stopper also led the Super Eagles to their 2013 African Cup of Nations triumph.