John Obi Mikel retires from national team at 32

John Obi Mikel retires from national team at 32

Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel has announced his retirement from the national team.

Mikel made the announcement on his Instagram page on Thursday.

The 32-year old, a Chelsea legend, played only two matches against Burundi and Madagascar in the AFCON tournament.

John Obi Mikel retires from  national team at 32
John Obi Mikel retires from national team at 32 [Footballgist /AFCON ]

Mikel Aanouncing his retirement from national duty, he wrote, “Egypt is a country where I’ve started and have finished my National career. In 2006 I played my first official championship for my Country. 2019 African Cup of Nations marks my last championship for National Team with Super Eagles.

“My national career started in 2003 under 17 World Cup and I’m grateful for the national team for placing me on the world arena. And giving me an opportunity to show my skill and have an incredible National and International career.

“At the age of 32, it’s time for me to retire from the National team. And let the youth take over, who’ve done an amazing job securin

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