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John Obi Mikel

23 Jun 2019
John Obi Mikel was the youngest player in the Nigerian camp when the Super Eagles competed in the 2006 African Nations Cup in Egypt.
21 Jun 2019
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.
7 Jun 2019
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…
13 Mar 2019
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.
11 Feb 2019
John Obi Mikel's arms flail around as he recalls teacups and tables being launched across the Chelsea changing room, reports
23 Jan 2019
Former Chelsea midfielder, John Obi Mikel has agreed personal terms with Middlesbrough and also had a medical yesterday with a view to joining the English...
5 Jan 2019
Super Eagles Captain, John Obi Mikel yesterday revealed that he has cancelled his contract with Chinese Super League club, Tianjin Teda, a year before...
2 Oct 2018
For the second game in a row, Super Eagles Captain, John Obi MIkel will not be playing for Nigeria in the African Nations Cup qualifying series following the national team handlers’ decision to accept his exemption plea.Mikel was excused from the last match against Seychelles in Mahe...
24 Aug 2018
Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has listed twenty-four players to participate in next month’s crucial African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Seychelles. The match scheduled for September 7 in Victoria, Seychelles will be the Super Eagles first match since the World Cup loss to Argentina. Rohr will hope the Super Eagles wins the match…
24 Aug 2018
Super Eagles team captain, John Obi Mikel has withdrawn from the squad ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles next month.Mikel, who captained the side at the World Cup in Russia earlier this year, will not travel to the island nation from his base in China...
13 Jul 2018
By the end of the 2012 European season, John Obi Mikel had won everything there was to win at club level. Premier League titles, FA Cups and then, in Munich, a much-coveted UEFA Champions League crown, becoming only the third Nigerian footballer ever to claim that honour.
29 Jun 2018
As the curtain comes down on Nigeria’s run at the World Cup in Russia, there are a number of contrasting emotions.


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