John Obi Mikel
Rohr begins post-Mikel era with 23 players as Super Eagles tackle Ukraine
Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr has started his post-John Obi Mikel era in the nation with 23 players, who are billed to meet Ukraine in an international friendly game on September 10.
End of an era as Mikel calls time on Nigeria career
After a distinguished career that spanned 14 years, Super Eagles Captain, John Obi Mikel has decided to quit international football, with the game against Madagascar at the African Cup of Nations in Egypt being his last match for Nigeria.
Rohr to overhaul Eagles as players reach end of international careers
Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr will embark on a complete overhaul of his team if he retained his position as Nigeria’s manager. The Franco/German is set to sit down with his employers, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), to evaluate his stewardship and decide on the way forward.
Wearing Mikel’s No 10 jersey not a priority, says Iwobi
Super Eagles attacker, Alex Iwobi is looking beyond the struggle for the No 10 jersey, which team captain, John Obi Mikel is likely to drop any time from now.
No sentiments about Mikel, says Rohr
Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has advised Nigerians not to attach any form of sentiment if he decides to not feature John Obi Mikel...
Another trophy will be a fine way to say goodbye, says Mikel
John Obi Mikel was the youngest player in the Nigerian camp when the Super Eagles competed in the 2006 African Nations Cup in Egypt.
John Obi Mikel returns to land of Pharaohs 13 years after historic strike
When Egypt hosted the African Cup of Nations 13 years ago, the current Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi was just making his way into the senior squad.
Rohr’s Mikel gambit could destabilise Super Eagles
With Nigeria’s preparation for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) hitting up, now is a good time to address an issue that could potentially do damage to Nigeria’s prospects in Egypt. The Super Eagles are widely regarded as one of the favourites to go all the way this summer, much as Coach Gernot Rohr…
‘Chukwueze is the best talent from Nigeria since Mikel’
Nigeria’s young winger, Samuel Chukwueze has been described as the country’s best football prospect since John Obi Mikel came into the scene in 2005.
Chelsea have fantastic players but no leaders, says Mikel
John Obi Mikel's arms flail around as he recalls teacups and tables being launched across the Chelsea changing room, reports thesun.co.uk.