Connect with us


Victor Moses’ retirement has nothing to do with his age – Christian Chukwu



Christian Chukwu , former Super Eagles coach and captain , on Thursday said that the retirement of Nigerian born Chelsea player , Victor Moses , from international football was a matter of decision and not age .
Chukwu told the News Agency of Nigeria that Moses knew about his body faculty more than any person .

He said that the decision should be read from the player ’ s personal opinion and not from the age .

“ Victor Moses is a very vibrant and young player , so he has the right to take decisions for himself .
“He knows his body more than any person , therefore , it is best known to him why he retired and we wish him well , ’’ Chukwu said.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Chelsea of England player announced a surprise international retirement .

He did this in a series of Twitter posts and pictures citing his club career development and family as part of his reasons for the decision .

The former Stoke City , Westham and Liverpool player , thanked Super Eagles coach , Gernot Rohr, the coaching staff, Nigerians and indeed the NFF for their support and opportunity given him while playing for the national team .

Moses , 27 , scored 12 goals in 37 appearances for the Super Eagles.

READ ALSO  I Want To Be Africa’s Best - Victor Moses

Moses was instrumental in Super Eagles conquering of Africa in 2013, and represented the country in two World Cups – 2014 and 2018 .

No reactions have come out from NFF over this development.

However , his Chelsea teammate , Eden Hazard, has wished him well in his future endeavours .

Hazard twitted “ Congratulations ! You made your country proud ’’ .

( NAN )

Follow us on social media: