John Mikel Obi
Stakeholders, talent scouts, fans throng Awka as 2020 Police Games begin
They came from all walks of life, with varying agenda to the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, where the 2020 Police Games was flagged off at the weekend.
The king of Nigerian schools’ football – A tribute to St. Murumba College
Which secondary school has produced the highest number of players for the Green/Super Eagles in Nigeria’s history? This is a Million-Dollar poser that I have been trying to solve it in the past 48 hours.
Mikel wants last AFCON hurray in Egypt
Captain John Mikel Obi has vowed to make his last Africa Cup of Nations one to remember for Nigeria and believes his presence in the squad could be a crucial factor in their bid for success, reports BBC.
Mikel back in contention for Wednesday’s match
Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, who was earlier ruled out of the rest of the competition following an injury he copped...
Mikel may miss rest of 2019 AFCON
Captain of the Super Eagles, John Mikel Obi could miss the rest of Nigeria's campaign at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations due to injury, according to Goal. Mikel was substituted in the 59th minute in Nigeria's 2-0 shocking 2-0 loss to Madagascar. The 32-year-old strained his knee in the Super Eagles’ 2-0 loss to…
Be patient with Mikel, Siasia tells Eagles’ fans
Super Eagles Former Coach, Samson Siasia has pleaded with Nigerian football fans to allow Mikel Obi to sort out his club future before he returns to the national team. The former Eagles striker told www.adantesports.com.ng from his base in the U.S. yesterday that there were two key things the player must sort out before he…
I'll be back in the Super Eagles - Mikel Obi
Super Eagles Captain, John Mikel Obi, has stated that he will return to the national team and hopefully be at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019. The 31-year-old has been missing in action for the senior team since his last appearance for the country at the Russia 2018 World Cup. He missed the 2019…
Don’t force Moses out of retirement, Mabo tells Rohr
Former Green Eagles star, Ismaila Mabo, who also coached the female national team, Super Falcons, has advised Nigerians, particularly handlers of the Super Eagles, against ‘forcing’ Victor Moses to rescind his decision to retire from national team duties.
Mikel may play against Argentina with hand in cast
Nigeria's Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel may file out against Argentina in the teams' last Group D encounter on Tuesday with his hand in a cast. Mikel fractured his hand while playing against Iceland on Friday. According to Coach Gernot Rohr, the midfielder will need to get the all-clear from match officials to wear…
Five lessons learned from Nigeria's loss to Croatia
The Super Eagles' performance against Croatia happened in contrast to the expectations of many, after a 2-0 loss disappointing in their opener of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Iceland is next how will they fare against a team that held Argentina? Before that day, here are five focal reasons we Nigeria lost against…