Olympic Gold Medalist, Emmanuel Babayaro has kicked against the possible return of the former Inter Milan of Italy star, Obafemi Martins to the Eagles.
Following the revelation made by super eagles technical adviser about the possible return of Obafemi Martins to the senior national team ahead of the world cup next year in Russia, Former super eagles goalkeeper Emmanuel Babayaro has kicked against making such move.
According to Babayaro, he said Obafemi has achieved a lot in football at the highest level, & as such, he should pave the way for others to make a name for themselves.
Babayaro spoke to brila.net in a Telephone chat expressed his displeasure on hearing the news of a possible recall for the former Newcastle and Wolfsburg striker.
“I think we have younger lads to be invited, we have to think about the long-term and future more than present”, Martins has tried his best, he has done enough for the Super Eagles in the past”. Babayaro to brila.net.
The former goalkeeper urges the National team handlers to give more priority to younger players who are hungry to make a name for themselves than Martins, who is a top professional.
Emmanuel is best known as the older brother of former Chelsea and Newcastle left-back, Celestine.
The two brothers were members of the successful ’96 Olympic team.
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