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NFF Celebrate ‘Special’ Moses At 28

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has celebrated former Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses as he turned 28 on Wednesday.

Moses who plays for English Premier League club, Chelsea, announced his retirement from club football to concentrate on club football after the Russia 2018 World Cup which but have struggled to get the first-team jersey under Maurizio Sarri.

Born in Nigeria, Moses was forced to leave Nigeria after his parents were killed during a crisis in Kaduna and he went on to represent England youth teams at under-16under-17under-19 and under-21 levels but opted to play for Nigeria as opposed to being fully capped for England.

He made 37 appearances and scored 12 goals including his penalty against Argentina at the Russia 2018 World Cup since making his debut in 2012 and was part of the Super Eagles squad that won the AFCON title in 2013 as well as playing in two World Cups, Brazil 2014 and Russia 2018.

NFF in a short statement on its Twitter account wrote, “Happy birthday #AFCON2013 Winner, @VictorMoses! Thanks for those special moments.

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has in a media parley with journalists in Lagos said the door is wide open for the former Wigan forward to return to play for the Super Eagles and also urged him to move to another club to save his football career.


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