Super Eagles captain Mikel obi has officially announced his retirement from the national team.
The Ex-Chelsea man was restricted to just two appearances at the AFCON in which Nigeria claimed Bronze.
Leicester City Midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and Stoke’s Etebo Oghenekaro Where Rohr’s prefferd choice at the middle of the Park.
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The 32 year old took to Instagram to confirm his retirement.
Mikel represented the Nigeria under-20 team at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship and won the Silver Ball for the second-best player at the tournament (behind Lionel Messi ) as the Africans finished runner-up to Argentina .
He made his debut for the Nigeria senior team on 17 August 2005, when he came on as a second-half substitute in a 1–0 friendly win over Libya.
At the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations , Mikel was a key player for Nigeria as they went on to win their third continental title. He was named by the Confederation of African Football(CAF) in the team of the tournament alongside teammates Vincent Enyeama, Efe Ambrose , Victor Moses and Emmanuel Emenike.
Mikel made his FIFA World Cup debut during the 2014 tournament in Brazil , earning a man of the match award in the Super Eagles’ opening game against Iran  and helping the team to reach the knockout stage for the first time since 1998.
Mikel signs out with 8goals and 90senior appearances to his name.
We wish mikel obi the best of luck for the Future.