Obafemi Martins Does Not Rule Out Super Eagles Return

Obafemi Martins

Former Newcastle forward Obafemi Martins has not ruled out a return to the Super Eagles of Nigeria National team and has urged Coach Gernot Rohrto  consider him for selection, in the build up to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Obafemi Martins has played in England, Italy, Spain, USA, Russia and he is currently in China with Shanghai Shenhua said his career with the Super Eagles is far from over.

Martins was reported saying : “I am never through with international football. If the new coach of Nigeria Gernot Rohr needs me, I will gladly honour his call. I am fitter than ever.


“You have to respect the quality of the young players who are coming through with the national team, they deserve to be given their chance in the team.”

Obafemi Martins last played for the Super Eagles in their 2-0 win over Swaziland on November 15, 2016.

He has made 41 appearance for the Super Eagles and has scored 18 goals in 41 games for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

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