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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.
John Obi Mikel admits he didn’t contemplate the prospect of Boro missing out on the top six when he signed – but the midfielder has still loved his “amazing” time at the club.

Middlesbrough confirm Mikel Obi departure

Championship side Middlesbrough have confirmed the departure of John Obi Mikel from the Riverside Stadium.
Middlesbrough fans have appealed to Nigeria international Mikel Obi to stay with the championship side at least for another season.

Middlesbrough confirm Mikel Obi’s exit

The Super Eagles captain and Stewart Downing will become free agents, after the Championship side decided not to offer them new contracts.
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Mikel Obi to unveil new club before AFCON

Middlesbrough of England midfielder, John Mikel Obi, is set to make a decisive announcement before heading out to the Africa Cup of Nations, as the Super Eagles’ captain wants to reveal the next club he will play for ahead of his national team assignment at the continental soccer showpiece.

AFCON: Jo Bonfrere faults Gernot Rohr for recalling Mikel Obi

Former Super Eagles’ coach Johannes Bonfrere has faulted the recall of John Mikel Obi to the Nigerian squad ahead of preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
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Top NFF official opposed to Mikel Obi returning to Super Eagles

A top Nigeria Football Federation chieftain is against Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi returning to the team ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in c claiming that the 32-year-old’s presence could be ‘disruptive’, Reforms Committee member Osasu Obayiuwana has revealed.
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Gernot Rohr confirms ‘good’ meeting with Mikel Obi

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has described his meeting with Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel as successful.

AFCON: My meeting with Mikel Obi successful – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has said that he has visited Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi in England and described their deliberation concerning his return to the team as fruitful.
John Mikel Obi admitted is nice to lead Middlesbrough out for the second consecutive game following Saturday’s hard fought 1-0 home win against Hull City at the Riverside Stadium.

Mikel Obi, Semi Ajayi clash as Middlesbrough seek promotion play-off spot

John Mikel Obi will be looking to help Middlesbrough secure a promotion play-off spot when they take on their hosts Rotherham United in Skybet Championship match at the AESSEAL New York Stadium on Sunday.
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AFCON: Gernot Rohr slams door on new players

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has insisted he will not bring in new players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
John Mikel Obi has received the worst birthday gift after going down with Middlesbrough who suffered a 3-0 defeat to Nothingham Forest in the English Championship at the City Ground Nothingham on Monday.

Mikel Obi loses with Middlesbrough on birthday

John Mikel Obi has received the worst birthday gift after going down with Middlesbrough who suffered a 3-0 defeat to Nothingham Forest in the English Championship at the City Ground Nothingham on Monday.
John Mikel Obi admitted is nice to lead Middlesbrough out for the second consecutive game following Saturday’s hard fought 1-0 home win against Hull City at the Riverside Stadium.

Mikel Obi: Middlesbrough’s contract renewal not my priority

Nigeria midfielder John Mikel Obi says he’s only focused on helping Middlesbrough pick a playoff ticket and not thinking about his contract which is set to expire at the end of the season.

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