John Obi Mikel
28 Jun 2018
Super Eagles’ Captain, John Obi Mikel, yesterday disclosed that centre referee, Cuneyt Cakir, accepted that the ball hit Marcos Rojo’s hand in the dying minutes of the World Cup match between Nigeria and Argentina, adding he was surprised the Turkish arbiter did not award a penalty to his team.
21 Jun 2018
Super Eagles’ Captain, John Obi Mikel, said yesterday that he will continue to do his best in the service of the country no matter the role assigned to him by the coaches. He also assured Nigerians that the national team would strive to beat Iceland tomorrow to keep its hopes of qualifying for the second…
16 Jun 2018
The long awaited moment has come, and the battle ground is the Arena Baltika in Kaliningrad, where the Super Eagles will face Croatia in their Group D opening match at 2000 hours. Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel says there is nothing to worry about the European side....
15 Jun 2018
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel says the youngest squad at the World Cup must keep their nerves in check and shoulder their nation's expectations when they play Croatia on Saturday. With more than 180 million fans back home roaring them, the African juggernauts enter this World Cup under pressure after a dismal record in recent tournaments.
8 Jun 2018
Without a doubt, it was a better performance from the Super Eagles against Czech Republic, but yet another loss. Indeed, the team fared better than it did in the 2-1 loss...
4 Jun 2018
Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has backed Gareth Southgate’s England team to challenge for the World Cup this summer in Russia.The former Chelsea midfielder was left impressed by England’s performance in their 2-1 win over the Super Eagles on Saturday night at Wembley.
3 Jun 2018
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel admits his side have to improve quickly if they are to make an impact at the World Cup.
10 May 2018
Super Eagles stars, John Mikel Obi and Victor Moses; Super Falcons’ player, Asisat Oshoala and Nigeria’s senior national team manager, Gernot Rohr were among the top nominees for 2017/2018 Nigeria Pitch Awards unveiled at the Lagos Travel Inn, Ikeja, yesterday. The award, which is organised by Matchmaker Consult International, rewards, encourages and recognises Nigeria’s male and female footballers, as…
26 Mar 2018
Al Ahli of Egypt striker, Junior Ajayi, Akwa United star, Gabriel Okechukwu and Turkey-based Mikel Agu have joined the Super Eagles’ camp in London ahead of tomorrow’s international...
22 Mar 2018
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr admitted yesterday that the team has a goalkeeping problem ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup.
21 Mar 2018
Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr has argued that two of the most influential players in his squad, John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses cannot single-handedly decide the outcome of matches at the World Cup...