Officials Reveal Why Mikel Obi Has Been Left Out Of Super Eagles Squad.

Officials have said Mikel Obi has again been left out of the Super Eagles for an AFCON double header against Libya later this month because he has been battling injuries. “Mikel has been in and out of his Chinese team because of injury and that was why he has been excused so that he can be fully recovered,” Eagles spokesman Toyin Ibitoye explained. “We hope he returns to lead the team against South Africa in November.” The former Chelsea star has not played for the country since the World Cup…

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Super Eagles Star Mikel Set To Leave China Team Tiajin Teda For This European Club

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel is considering leaving his Chinese club side, Tiajin Teda, for a possible return to an European club side. Mikel is also considering a move to Saudi Arabia side Al Nassr, where another Super Eagles star, Ahmed Musa, is already plying his trade. The midfielder is close to an exit away from China. Mikel has given the go ahead to his representatives to continue talks with Al Nassr, according to Own Goal. The Saudi club has made an offer to the player but he is…

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Mikel Obi Ends 12-Month Goal Drought As He Scores For Chinese Club

John Obi Mikel scored his second goal in the Chinese Super League as Tianjin Teda fought back to seal a 2-1 win over Guangzhou R&F on Saturday. The Nigeria international who last scored a league goal in April 2017 helped his team come back from a goal deficit with his first effort of the season. Guangzhou’s Chen Zhizhao broke the deadlock eight minutes into the encounter at the Teda Stadium but the former Chelsea player restored parity for the hosts in the 27th minute. Two minutes later, Frank Acheampong assisted…

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“Super Eagles Will Finish What It Started” – John Mikel Obi Declares

Mikel John Obi- led Super Eagles arrived Yaounde on Sunday afternoon for Monday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon. A statement by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Sunday quoted Mikel as saying that the team was keen on consolidating on Friday’s 4-0 victory over Cameroon in Uyo. Nigeria achieved its highest win ever over Cameroon with the thumping of the Lions on Friday, but Mikel said he was aware the wounded Lions would want to salvage some pride. “We are just very keen to…

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Mikel Obi loses Father–in–law 

Nigerian professional footballer John Mikel Obi Loses Father-in-law. Mikel’s partner Olga Allegra announced the passing on of her father, saying We said our last goodbye to you today daddy you were not just extraordinary as so many said today. You were a legendary man, father, friend, companion, husband and grandpa. Your strong hand is holding my hand for life. I love you  My rock, my life my Dad  Rest in Peace monkeypops  May his soul rest in peace.

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After 11 Years With Chelsea, Mikel Obi Joins Chinese Club Tianjin TEDA

​ John Mikel Obi has become the latest ex-Premier League star to move to the Chinese Super League after his transfer to Tianjin TEDA was confirmed on social media. A picture was shared on Chinese website Webo of former Chelsea midfielder Mikel shaking hands with a Tianjin club official and holding the club’s shirt. The midfielder, who had been frozen out of first-team football by coach Antonio Conte this season, will reportedly earn £140,000 a week. The 29-year-old who arrived Stamford Bridge in 2006, is understood to have signed a…

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Rohr reveals why Chelsea coach is ‘punishing’ Mikel Obi

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has revealed the reason behind John Mikel Obi’s current travails at English Premier League club, Chelsea. Mikel, the current Super Eagles captain, has yet to make a substitute appearance for Chelsea in all competitions this season despite featuring fleetingly for the Stamford Bridge club in pre-season. Rohr has now explained that Mikel has failed to play competitively for Chelsea so far this season because the club’s manager, Antonio Conte, “is punishing him” for representing Nigeria at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.…

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Mikel Finally Opens Up, I Spent £30,000 On Players At Rio

Super Eagles Captain and Chelsea Midfielder, John Mikel bi has revealed he paid money to save dream team at the Rio Olympics in a new interview with Goal.com. This comes after Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung debunked rumours of any payment by the player. “I think if we talk about the money that I put into the team I think it was more than [£30,000],” Mikel told Goal. “But we just had to do it. “I said to myself, ‘I won’t let this happen. If I can help, I’ll try to…

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