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    John Obi Mikel has had his Trabzonspor contract terminated by mutual consent after the former Chelsea midfielder took to Instagram to protest that matches in Turkey were still going ahead despite the coronavirus pandemic. The Turkish Super Lig is one of the only top-level leagues in Europe not to have postponed matches, with games taking ...
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    Nigeria’s hitman, in current form, Odion Jude Ighalo, is set to join his captain Mikel Obi in retirement from the Super Eagles. He plies his trade at Chinese club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua and may be on his way back to Premier League this season. Ighalo who scored five goals in the ongoing Africa Cup of ...
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    Super Eagles’ Skipper, Mikel Obi, says he has retired from international football. the began 32 year old who began his career in 2003 made the disclosure via his Instagram handle @mikel_john_obi on Thursday, after leading the side to the third place of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON). Obi made his debut at AFCON ...
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    Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr on Tuesday listed midfielder Mikel John Obi in a 25-man squad to prepare for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals in Egypt. Ademola Olajire, Director of Communications at the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), in a statement said Rohr also placed six other players on standby. Mikel, who ...
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    July 4, 2018 Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has expressed his gratitude to the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for their role in rescuing his father who was kidnapped. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mikel revealed after the 2018 FIFA World Cup that his father was abducted before Nigeria’s last group stage match ...
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    The Police Command in Enugu State says it has rescued Pa Michael Obi, father of Mikel Obi, Captain of the Super Eagles, from the kidnappers’ den in a community in the state. The Command’s Spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday evening in Enugu. Amaraizu said the feat was achieved ...
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    June 27, 2018 Mikel Obi, Super Eagle’s Captain has said that his further stay in the national team would be determined by future realities. Mikel, who agreed that the team had a disappointing outing against Argentina in the last group D match at St. Petersburg Stadium on Tuesday, disclosed this at a post match conference. ...
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    Nigeria’s coach and captain brushed aside fears of the team being targeted with racist abuse in World Cup stadiums Friday, saying that the country’s young players have enjoyed a warm welcome in Russia. There have been concerns about racism from local fans at the World Cup after a report last month said that 19 incidents ...