Odion Ighalo apologises to Nigerians for missing AFCON 2021 (video)

Super Eagles of Nigeria striker, Odion Ighalo has apologised to Nigerians for not partaking at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.



Ighalo was named in the Super Eagles’ final 28-man squad, but his club, Al Shabab refused to release Ighalo claiming his call-up from the Nigeria Football Federation arrived after the deadline.


In a video published on the Super Eagles Instagram handle on Monday, January 10, Ighalo apologized to Nigerians for missing the tournament.



L“Hi, my name is Odion Jude Ighalo. Here’s me wishing the Super Eagles all the very best at the AFCON tournament.


“Sorry I cannot be there but I’m supporting the boys all the way, we need prayers from Nigerians to support the team, to back them because with their prayers and support the team will make Nigeria proud.


“Go boys and make us proud, you guys can do it we have enough talent in that team that can take us to the final. God bless you guys.“


video below:


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