Supporters of the Super Eagles are known to be passionate people. They travel around the world to raise their voices for the senior national team.
This is why players of the team try as much as possible to make these fans happy at all times.
These players make mistakes on the field and also take some decisions that might not please fans.
Below, we look at 5 Nigerian Footballers who have disappointed Super Eagles Supporters in the last 10 years.
5. Victor Moses – 2018 Retirement
No one expected Victor Moses to retire from international football. This decision hurt supporters of Super Eagles. The Spartak Moscow man was such a dynamic player for the Super Eagles.
4. Odion Ighalo – Missed chance against Argentina
The former Manchester United striker hardly missed chances in games. But he chose the wrong time to feel the wrath of Super Eagles faithfuls. With a simple chance arriving at his feet against Argentina at the 2018 World Cup, the forward surprisingly missed and his team was punished with a first round exit.
3. Tammy Abraham, Bukayo Saka and Fikayo Tomori
Abraham, Saka and Tomori disappointed Nigerians by deciding to play for England. This didn’t go down well with Super Eagles fans.
2. Dele Aiyenugba – 2012 AFCON Qualifiers
Dele Aiyenugba was behind the sticks for Nigeria in a must win game against Guinea in 2011. His errors caused damage to the hopes of the Super Eagles as they drew 2-2 at Abuja National Stadium. The game was his last for the team.
1. Gambo Mohammed – 2013 FIFA Confederation Cup
Pillars legend Gambo Mohammed was selected on the back of his sweet form for Masu Gida ahead of the 2013 Confederation Cup. He was given the chance to impress against Spain accounted for a criminal miss.