The 34-year-old who boasts of 101 international caps helped the Super Eagles to third-place finishes in the 2004, 2006, 2010 Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, before leading the team to victory of South Africa 2013.
“Thanking God. So lucky to have gotten a medal in each of the AFCON tournaments that I played in. AFCON no easy,” Enyeama tweeted.
Thanking God.So lucky to have gotten a medal in each of the AFCON tournament that I played in.AFCON no easy. pic.twitter.com/N85wO50Mpm— vinny (@vinpee) January 23, 2017
Enyeama had arrived at the national team training camp in Belgium late having had extra time off agreed following the death of his mother. On arrival, he discovered he had been stripped of the captaincy, which was handed to Ahmed Musa.