Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has admitted that he’s not giving up on bringing Odion Ighalo again into the squad.
Ighalo introduced his retirement from international football, after ending as the highest scorer on the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
However Rohr, talking with SportingLife, has hinted that Nigerians would possibly nonetheless see the Shanghai Shenhua striker within the inexperienced and white jersey.
“We’ve to work arduous for the success of a brand new aim scorer.
“After all, we have now some new strikers that you understand already however Ighalo is such an skilled and aesthetic striker that we’re going to miss him.
“I nonetheless have excellent relationship with Ighalo; however I need’ him to relaxation now and recover from his harm and I might discuss to him about his retirement. Even when I’ve to go China, I might go and discuss to him.
“I like this man as a result of he’s a superb instance of professionalism and really exemplary as certainly one of our captains and on a regular basis, I at all times need wonderful relationship with my players and I don’t assume it’s completed with Ighalo if I keep,” Rohr mentioned.