Obafemi Martins too old to play for Eagles- Keshi


Super Eagles Interim Chief Coach Stephen Keshi has said that in form striker Obafemi Martins is too old to play for the Super Eagles should give chance to younger players

According to Keshi, Martins’ desire to return to the Super Eagles is admirable, but not possible because according to him, the former Inter Milan striker has got to give a chance to the younger players. “For Obafemi Martins, it’s good to indicate interest to play for his country, as a former player of course.

“But we have other players out there in his position, younger players. So we have to give younger players a chance and the opportunity to grow,” Keshi insisted.

This will come as a big shock to Martins, who hasn’t hidden his desire to return to the team and had earlier said he hoped his good goal scoring form will earn him a recall.

However, Keshi has obviously ended the chance of any of that happening, if he remains in charge

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