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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.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

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.
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel

AFCON: Mikel Obi demands captaincy for Super Eagles’ return

John Mikel Obi wants to be assured of his position as the Super Eagles’ captain as condition for him to return to the senior national football squad.
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: It’s a great honour to captain Middlesbrough again

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.
John Mikel Obi again proved his relevance to Middlesbrough who snatched another vital win in their quest of reaching the playoffs with four matches left in the English Championship on Saturday.

Mikel Obi struggles with pace in Middlesbrough win

John Mikel Obi again proved his relevance to Middlesbrough who snatched another vital win in their quest of reaching the playoffs with four matches left in the English Championship on Saturday.

Finidi George makes case for Mikel Obi as Super Eagles face prospects of tough...

Former Super Eagles winger Finidi George has called on Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr to have a one-on-one talk with Captain John Mikel Obi to enable them reach a mutual understanding before the three-time African champions head to Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations.
Stoke City's Peter Etebo (right) celebrates scoring his side's first goal at Blackburn with Benik Afobe. (EMPICS Sport)

Oghenekaro Etebo fires Stoke City past Blackburn

Oghenekaro Etebo scored a stunning lone winning goal as Stoke City recorded a 1-0 away win against Blackburn Rovers in their English Championship clash at the Ewood Park on Saturday.
Soccer Football – Championship – Blackburn Rovers v Middlesbrough – Ewood Park, Blackburn, Britain – February 17, 2019 Middlesbrough’s John Obi Mikel in action. Action Images-Craig Brough

Mikel Obi urges Middlesbrough turnaround, optimistic despite recent poor run

John Mikel Obi and his Middlesbrough teammates will be eager to put a stop to their five-game losing streak when they travel to the Liberty Stadium to take on Swansea City today,.
John Obi Mikel

Mikel Obi: Middlesbrough’s 0-1 loss to Bristol City is shocking

Nigeria international John Mikel Obi has revealed that the Middlesbrough players are still in shock after their 1-0 home loss to Bristol City in the English Championship tie at the Riverside on Tuesday.
John Obi Mikel

Mikel Obi turned down Nigeria to focus on Middlesbrough’s promotion push

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel turned down a chance to return to the Super Eagles set up to instead focus on Middlesbrough’s bid for promotion from the EFL Championship.
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel

Mikel Obi reveals fears over father’s kidnap

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, revealed that he had fears his kidnapped father would be shot as he played against Argentina in Nigeria’s final group game in the 2018 World Cup.
Odion Ighalo

AFCONQ: Odion Ighalo lead Super Eagles attack against Seychelles

Odion Ighalo will lead the Super Eagles attack in today’s (Friday) dead rubber 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Pirates of Seychelles at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.
John Obi Mikel

Jonathan White: Mikel Obi was wrong about China

A China-based journalist, Jonathan White, has dismissed the claims by John Obi Mikel that playing in the Chinese league for players below 30 would be a waste of time and talent.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr is hoping that Victor Moses rescinds his retirement decision from the national team.

Gernot Rohr on Mikel and Moses’ international futures

Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has spoken of the international futures for John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses.
Victor Moses

Gernot Rohr: Victor Moses nas not reversed retirement decision

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has confirmed that Victor Moses has not reversed his decision to quit the national team ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

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