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Super Eagles’ defender Chidozie Awaziem believes that the young players in the national team have justified their inclusion in the squad for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt.

Afcon: Mikel Obi, Chidozie Awaziem out of Super Eagles vs Tunisia clash

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi will play no part in Wednesday’s third place encounter against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia after picking up an injury in training.
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel did not mince words in a post-match interview after the team managed to scrap a lone goal victory over Burundi on Saturday.

Afcon: Gernot Rohr hails Mikel Obi as inspirational leader on, off pitch

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has hailed John Mikel Obi for his leadership traits and motivational role in the team.
Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel says that his return to international football was in accord with the discussion he had with coach Gernot Rohr, in which they agreed that he would only come back when he feels he is ready to give his very best again.

Mikel Obi: This is my last Afcon

Captain John Mikel Obi has vowed to make his last Africa Cup of Nations one to remember for Nigeria and believes his presence in the squad could be a crucial factor in their bid for success.
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel did not mince words in a post-match interview after the team managed to scrap a lone goal victory over Burundi on Saturday.

Mikel Obi joins Turkish club Trabzonspor

The 32-year-old midfielder, who is presently in Egypt with the Nigeria national team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, has signed a contract for two years with an option for an additional year.
Joseph Yobo, former Super Eagles defender, has urged the Nigerian side to raise their game ahead of their Round of 16 game at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Afcon: Super Eagles skipper reveals who caused shock 2-0 loss to Madagascar

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel has blamed himself and his teammates for the team’s not-too-good performance at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt so far.
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel did not mince words in a post-match interview after the team managed to scrap a lone goal victory over Burundi on Saturday.

Gernot Rohr recalls Mikel Obi, William Troost-Ekong against Madagascar

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has recalled the team’s captain John Mikel Obi and centre-back William Troost-Ekong for today’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against the Barea of Madagascar.
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel did not mince words in a post-match interview after the team managed to scrap a lone goal victory over Burundi on Saturday.

Mikel Obi: Super Eagles lucky to beat determined Burundi

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has heaped plaudits on Burundi players for their battling display in Saturday’s Group B clash at the Alexandria Stadium.
Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel says that his return to international football was in accord with the discussion he had with coach Gernot Rohr, in which they agreed that he would only come back when he feels he is ready to give his very best again.

Mikel Obi: I want to win Nigeria’s fourth AFCON title with Super Eagles

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi hopes he can help the team claim a fourth Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt after finishing in third position with the side the last time the North Africans hosted the tournament in 2006.
Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel says that his return to international football was in accord with the discussion he had with coach Gernot Rohr, in which they agreed that he would only come back when he feels he is ready to give his very best again.

Mikel Obi: I don’t eat Eba

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has expressed his preference for Chinese food over Nigerian popular food, Eba.
Former Nigeria utility defender, Ambrose Efe has backed John Mikel Obi to lead the current generation of Super Eagles players to AFCON glory in Egypt.

AFCON: Efe Ambrose backs Super Eagles to repeat 2013 heroic display in Egypt

Former Nigeria utility defender Ambrose Efe has backed John Mikel Obi to lead the current generation of Super Eagles players to AFCON glory in Egypt.
Mohamed Salah’s introduction played a major role in Egypt defeating Guinea 3-1 in Alexandria in their final friendly before the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Sunday.

AFCON: Fit and firing Mo Salah carries hopes of hosts Egypt

Ahead of Liverpool's Champions League final victory over Tottenham, Mohamed Salah, glanced at a photograph to draw up pain and fuel his already burning desire

Mikel Obi to go into business after retirement

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has stated categorically that he will quit the game and face business pointing that he would not have anything to do with football which brought him fame and wealth.
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Mikel Obi: Antonio Conte never spoke to me at Chelsea after the Olympics

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel disclosed that former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte left him out of his squad for opting to play for Dream Team VI at the 2016 Olympics.
Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel says that his return to international football was in accord with the discussion he had with coach Gernot Rohr, in which they agreed that he would only come back when he feels he is ready to give his very best again.

Mikel Obi: Egypt 2019 may be my last AFCON

John Obi Mikel has revealed that 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt may be his last for the Super Eagles.
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Mikel Obi: My commitment to Nigeria will never change

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has discussed his loyalty to his country ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.
[FILES] Nigeria’s midfielder John Obi Mikel controls the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Argentina at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 26, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - OLGA MALTSEVA -

Mikel Obi: It’s sad to see ex-players criticise Super Eagles

With the Super Eagles preparing for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations set to kick off in a few weeks, captain of the team, John Mikel Obi has expressed his disappointment at ex-players that criticise the team.
Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel says that his return to international football was in accord with the discussion he had with coach Gernot Rohr, in which they agreed that he would only come back when he feels he is ready to give his very best again.

AFCON: Mikel Obi hails great atmosphere in Eagles’ Ismailia Camp

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has hailed the great atmosphere in the team ahead of Nigeria’s opening game of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations next week Saturday.
John Obi Mikel leads Super Eagles first training section at the Stephen Keshi Stadium as Wilfred Ndidi and Kenneth Omeruo arrived Asaba ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nation in Egypt.

In Pictures: Mikel Obi leads Super Eagles stars to 1st training section

John Obi Mikel leads Super Eagles first training section at the Stephen Keshi Stadium as Wilfred Ndidi and Kenneth Omeruo arrived Asaba ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nation in Egypt.

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