The Nigeria captain revealed that the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations might be his last and that makes it a unique occasion.
TheAfrica Cup of Nations
started yesterday and 24 teams are competing in the tournament for the title.
, who is the captain ofNigeria
national team, spoke about the competition and how special it is for him as it may be his last.
I think this could be my last Africa Cup of Nations with Nigeria,”
“I explained the importance of this edition of AFCON to my teammates, and I told them winning the title is the only thing they can gift me, and they told me they are going for it.
“My first tournament with Nigeria was the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa, where we successfully won the title, and my second appearance was in Egypt where we came third.
“Whenever I am called up for international duty, I will always be there.”
The 29-year-old is the most capped player in the AFCON, as he played in 102 games for his country.
The Super Eagles are going to be a tough start to the AFCON journey as they lock horns withEgypt
in their opening battle of Group D.
The next two matches, on the other hand, are easier for them since Sudan and Guinea Bissau are not a big threat to them.
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