Mikel Obi for president? Nigerian Twitter thinks so
If Nigeria's Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi decided to run for a political office today, chances are that he will win by a landslide. His huge popularity and millions aside, the former Chelsea midfielder has shown time and again that he bleeds gren and white, bailing out the country from embarrasing situations on and…
Mikel express gratitude to Nigeria Police for father’s rescue
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has expressed his gratitude to the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for their role in rescuing his father who was kidnapped.
Enugu police rescue Mikel Obi’s father from abductors
The Police in Enugu State yesterday rescued Mikel Obi’s father, Pa Michael Obi and his driver, Ishaya John at a forest in Egede, Udi Local Council of the state. The Guardian learnt that Pa Obi and his driver were rescued unhurt about 2.30pm in the forest along the old Egede-Affa Road. A statement yesterday from…
England vs Nigeria: Five players to watch
The Super Eagles continue their World Cup preparation with a friendly against England at the iconic Wembley Stadium. Both teams possess a young squad, and a disciplined manager wiling to guide the squad into respectable finishes at the World Cup. With some players still in a fight for squad places for the Nigerian team and…
Mikel accepts underdog status for Super Eagles in Russia
Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, has accepted the team’s underdog status as the Mundial gets underway in Russia, next month.
Outstanding Five: Mikel, Ighalo, Onazi star over the weekend
Mikel Obi Mikel Obi was at his majestic best, coordinating play, spraying passes and winning balls. The midfielder played at his pace, intelligently lassoing the game with every movement, pass or tackle. For all of Frank Acheampong’s heroics, netting a hat-trick, Mikel was the enabler from deep. The Super Eagles captain was supreme leading the…
Siasia explains his love for Mikel Obi
Former Super Eagles handler and ex-international, Samson Siasia on Thursday said that there was nothing special in his love for the Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi.
Mikel, Oshoala, Quadri, others picked for Nigerian Awards for Sporting Excellence
Seven Nigerian sportsmen and women, who distinguished themselves in their various events this year, have been nominated for the maiden Nigerian Awards for Sporting Excellence (NASE).
Moses, Mikel, Iheanacho aim to increase goal tally
Captain Mikel Obi has scored twice, also both at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium. He netted the second goal against Algeria in November 2016 and also the second against Cameroon last month.