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Victor Moses Resigns From National Team Football

Chelsea striker cum wing-back has retired from national team football at the age of just 27 years.

The Nigerian star striker made 37 appearances for the Super Eagles, scoring 12 times since making his debut six years ago (in 2012).

"I have experienced some of the best moments of my life wearing the Super Eagles shirt and have memories with me that will last a lifetime," Moses said.

"However, I feel that now is the right time to step away in order to be able to focus fully on my club career and young family, as well as to allow the next generation the opportunity to step up and to flourish.

"Thank you for the memories and good luck to the team for the future," the 27-year-old, who represented England up to the U-21 level concluded.

Moses, whose nurturing was through the ranks at Crystal Palace won the Africa Cup of Nations in 2013 when Nigeria beat Burkina Faso by 1-0 at the finals in South Africa.

He also featured for the West African country at two World Cup finals in Brazil, 2014 and in Russia, 2018 respectively.  

 

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