Victor Moses Cites Club Football As Reason For Retirement

  • 16,Nov 2018 03:14 AM
  • By Iwedi Ojinmah

The Nigeria Football Federation has provided the real reason Chelsea forward, Victor Moses, retired from international football.

Speaking through its second Vice Chairman, Shehu Dikko, the NFF said that the player told them he was retiring because of the coming of new Chelsea boss, Maurizio Sarri.

Moses announced his retirement from the National team on August 2018.

The Nigeria Football Federation has provided the real reason Chelsea forward, Victor Moses, retired from international football.

Speaking through its second Vice Chairman, Shehu Dikko, the NFF said that the player told them he was retiring because of the coming of new Chelsea boss, Maurizio Sarri.

Moses announced his retirement from the National team on August 2018.

Dikko said that the former Wigan star had ended his international career because he wanted to focus solely on his club football as his place in the starting line-up was no longer guaranteed after Sarri replaced Antonio Conte.

Dikko spoke with reporters ahead Super Eagles clash with South Africa, saying, ‘Victor Moses was very honest, he called everybody that he wanted to take this decision, that he had a new coach coming to his team, the tactics is being changed and he needed to sit up, focus and sustain his position in the first team.

”We respected his decision, at least we didn’t hear it from the media as some players did.

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