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John Obi Mikel

20 Nov
John Obi Mikel is one of the greatest football players to have ever come out of Nigeria. With a career spanning close to two decades, the midfielder is rightfully one of the most recognised faces in the world of football. With a host of personal and team accolades that would make most players envious, ranging…
2 Jul
When former Super Eagles and Chelsea star, John Obi Mikel, showed up at the Evans Square, Ebute Metta in Lagos to play football with locals on the sandy pitch, many had wrongly suggested
25 Jun
Former Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel recently extended a hand to physically-challenged sports people in Lagos as he made a cash donation of N2m and five wheelchairs to two para-soccer teams.
11 Jun
After several weeks of planning, the maiden John Obi Mikel’s Back2Base programme got underway in Lagos on Thursday with many players scrambling to be part of the event held at the University of Lagos Sports Centre, Akoka. The programme ends today.
7 Jun
Former Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has said that the main purpose of embarking on his talent hunt project, Back2Base, is to produce the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the Nigerian league.
John Obi Mikel
2 Jul 2021
Former Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel has completed a surprise move to the Middle East by signing for Kuwaiti Premier League club Al Kuwait SC. The club announced the signing of the UEFA Champions League winner from the Championship side, Stoke City, who, last week invoked a one-year extension on the 34-year-old’s contract. The…
20 Aug 2020
Former international defender, Ifeanyi Udeze, believes that ex-national team captains, John Obi Mikel and Vincent Enyeama, have the pedigree to manage the Super Eagles in future.
18 Aug 2020
Former Nigeria Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has joined Championship side Stoke City as their fourth signing of the summer. Stoke City manager Michael O’Neill on Monday told the club’s official website that he was delighted to have been able to convince Mikel to come over to help their promotion push back to the…
6 Jul 2020
Former Super Eagles’ Captain, John Obi Mikel, is a possible target for English Premier League promotion hopefuls, West Bromwich Albion, reports
11 Jun 2020
Former Nigeria skipper, John Obi Mikel, says that he does not rule out playing in Egypt and that he was not expecting what Mohamed Salah has reached
17 Mar 2020
Turkish club, Trabzonspor yesterday terminated the contract of former Super Eagles’ Captain, John Obi Mikel following the Nigerian’s refusal to continue playing during the current Coronavirus crisis, reports
15 Aug 2019
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.


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