Obafemi Martins appeals to Coach Sunday Oliseh to give him the opportunity to prove himself in the Super Eagles.
Obafemi Martins, a Nigerian international footballer has told the new Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh to give him a chance to prove himself.
Obafemi Martins plays as a forward for Seattle Sounders FC. Martins was in the Nigerian squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in 2006, 2008 and 2010, and for the FIFA World Cup in 2010.
The talented striker has been performing maximally his in club. Recently, his won the Major League Soccer MLS goal of the week.
Obafemi Martins said that he is confident that Coach Sunday Oliseh will take the Super Eagles to greater heights. Martins asked the coach to give him an opportunity to prove himself.
I hope I will soon get another chance to score goals for Nigeria again and I also believe that with time and a little more patience the Eagles will come back to winning ways under new coach Sunday Oliseh. He has gotten all the experience we need in a coach, he has played the game before and I am really happy to see him in eagles again.
He also addressed rumours about his purported retirement;
I never announced my retirement, in any form or anyway, it was not official at all, I was unhappy to be treated as if am not a Nigerian footballer, I have represented Nigeria, at the Nations Cup, World Cup, and I still want to play more, it’s a new eagles now, led by Oliseh, so why will I retire now, I am still young.”
Fans of the Nigerian Super Eagles have also appeal to Coach Sunday Oliseh to considered Obafemi Martins.