Mikel John Obi
Mikel Obi retires from international football
Nigeria's Super Eagles captain Mikel John Obi has retired from international football after leading the country to third place at African Cup of Nations in Egypt. "At the age of 32 it’s time for me to retire from the National team and let the youth take over, who’ve done an amazing job securing a bronze…
‘Minnows’ Madagascar expose Super Eagles’ frailties in Alexandria
Their last encounter at the Alexandria stadium in 2006 ended in 1-0 defeat in the hands of Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire. That was 13 years ago when Egypt hosted the African Cup of Nations.
Guardian Life's List Of Outstanding Personalities Of 2018
Never has there been a more important time than now to celebrate Nigerians who are setting the standards for people across continents to follow. Featured on this list are some of Guardian Life’s previous cover subjects who have gained global attention for their selfless service, innovation and remarkable contribution to society. This cover provides an…
Nigeria eye World Cup knock-out rounds
Nigeria can surpass expectations at the World Cup finals by demonstrating the same fighting spirit and teamwork that got them to Russia, captain Mikel John Obi said on Friday. The Super Eagles are currently 47th in the FIFA world rankings -- the lowest of their opponents in Group D, Argentina (5th), Croatia (18th) and Iceland…
Mikel considers January transfer move to Valencia
Super Eagles Captain and Chelsea midfielder, Mikel John Obi, is considering a January transfer to Valencia after holding talks with the Spanish club’s representatives on Christmas Day.
Chelsea ready to allow Mikel to join another club on loan next month
Premier League leaders, Chelsea, are willing to let Super Eagles’ captain, Mikel John Obi, leave on loan in January, according to reports in France.
Don’t panic, Eagles assure Nigerians
“We all know what this match means, why we have to give everything. Yes, we started the race well by winning in Zambia, but we have to approach this match even more seriously.
I will ‘work hard’ to get back into Chelsea team, says Mikel Obi
Nigeria captain, Mikel John Obi, has stated that he is ready to “work hard” to get back into the Chelsea team this season after holding talks with the club manager, Antonio Conte.