Former Nigerian midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju has condemned the plan by the Nigeria Football Federations (NFF) to recall Odion Ighalo back into the Super Eagles team.
Adepoju described such move as unnecessary and a waste of time considering the fact that the likes of Victor Osimhen, Iheanacho, Taiwo Awoniyi and others are painting Europe with goals.
“I like Ighalo as a player, he is a very good striker. He retired from the Super Eagles two years, so, if he is recalled to do what the strikers in the team are doing, well, I don’t know the reason for that.
“We have (Victor) Osimhen scoring very well for his club, we have Kelechi Iheanacho, Taiwo Awoniyi and so many of them.
“If we have players who are doing very well and scoring goals in their clubs, do we still have to recall Ighalo? It’s just my opinion.”
Recall that Ighalo hanged his boots after helping the team win a bronze in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, where the Super Eagles defeated Tunisia 1-0 in the Third-Place match.
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