The president the Nigeria Football Federation believes Victor Moses could be convinced to return to the National team. Moses who made an unexpected announcement of his resignation from the Eagles shortly after the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The NFF boss has arranged a meeting with the 28-year-old Chelsea player and his agent with a view to arrange his return to the National Team.
Moses has featured in the National team since 2011 until after 2018 world cup when he shockingly announced he needed to step aside from the national team. Moses made a total of 37 appearances with 12 goals for the Super Eagles.
He played for Super Eagles squad under Late Coach Stephen Keshi that won the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in 2013 and may join 2019 edition.
Pinnick told BBC Sport.
“I have arranged to meet him and his agent in England. I believe the way Moses left the national team was unexpected and sudden,”
“I want to speak to him and make him understand how important it is to return.
“I’d love for us to get him back. We’ll see what will happen.”
“Moses comes with a lot of experience and has won the Nations Cup by playing an important role,”
“We have a talented young squad but he can make a significant contribution as an experienced player.
“It will be his decision at the end of the day, but even if he has to leave – then we have to honour him like England did with Wayne Rooney.
“I still believe he can change his mind and continue to wear the national colours with pride, that is what I will be hoping for when we meet.”