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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: Burundi were too hard to crack – Mikel Obi

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.
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.
Mikel Obi

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.
Jonathan Woodgate

Middlesbrough confirm Jonathan Woodgate as head coach

Middlesbrough have named Jonathan Woodgate as their new head coach on a three-year deal.
Jonathan Woodgate

Jonathan Woodgate confirmed as new Middlesbrough boss

Middlesbrough have announced that Jonathan Woodgate has taken over as the club’s new manager, replacing Tony Pulis.
Kenneth Omeruo

Leganes not given up on Kenneth Omeruo despite Chelsea’s €6 million demand

Leganes have not given up on Kenneth Omeruo despite seeing their offer turned down by premier league side, Chelsea who are demanding for six million euros to release the Nigerian side ahead of next season.
The Democratic Republic Congo have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled to begin in Egypt on June 21.

AFCON: DR Congo unveil final squad

The Democratic Republic Congo have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled to begin in Egypt on June 21.
Gareth Southgate will be tasked with leading England to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Gareth Southgate: I wouldn’t leave England for any job

Gareth Southgate says there is “no way” he would return to club management right now – and the England boss is confident assistant Steve Holland remains similarly committed amid talk of a move to former club Chelsea.
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.

Gernot Rohr: Mikel Obi’s re-integration natural

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has described team captain Mikel Obi reintegration into the squad as “natural”.
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.
Aston Villa

Race for Premier League riches causing chaos to Championship finances

Aston Villa and Derby County face off for the biggest bounty in world football on Monday with the riches of the Premier League guaranteeing around £200 million ($253 million) for the winner of the Championship play-off final.
Aston Villa John Terry Chelsea

Dennis Wise: John Terry will manage Chelsea before Frank Lampard

John Terry could beat Frank Lampard in the "race against each other" to become Chelsea boss, according to former Blues captain Dennis Wise.
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: No player in Chelsea is a leader

Nigeria international Mikel Obi agrees that there are world class players in the current Chelsea set-up, but is worried that no one possesses the right leadership skill needed to motivate the team to challenge for honours.
John Mikel Obi

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.
Gareth Southgate England

Gareth Southgate: England players do not want to walk off pitch in the face...

England boss Gareth Southgate has revealed his players have no desire to leave the playing field in the event of future racist abuse from the stands, and says it is a reaction that wouldn’t directly tackle the problem.
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel

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.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi

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.

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