Mikel John Obi
Mikel, Osimhen make provisional AFCON squad
Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr on Tuesday listed midfielder Mikel John Obi, Ahmed Musa and 23 others in a 25-man squad to prepare for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals in Egypt.
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…
We respect Zambia, but Chipolopolo must fall, says Mikel
“I must admit that I applaud the resurgence of the Zambians this late in the qualifiers. Beating Algeria home and away is no mean feat. We will take them very serious on October 7 because they clearly have a new spirit."
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.
Moses is hero, scores twice as Eagles sink Desert Foxes 3-1
Nigeria’s Super Eagles, yesterday, brightened their chances of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, with a 3-1 spanking of the Desert Foxes of Algeria.
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.