StoryJohn Mikel Obi: Nigeria can beat anyone in Africa

Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi has vowed that his side are capable of beating any African team on their day after they brushed side Cameroon by a 4-0 scoreline.


The African champions were clearly outclassed by the Super Eagles in the qualifier on Friday, and this sees the Indomitable Lions on the cusp of missing out on next year's World Cup.

Mikel returned to the national side after a long injury layoff, and he managed to mastermind the thrashing of their cross-border rivals. Speaking in his post-match press conference, the former Chelsea man believes that there is more to come from Gernot Rohr's side, who look on course to qualify for another World Cup.

StoryAntonio Conte's treatment of John Obi Mikel far worse than Diego Costa's

Former Chelsea midfielder Emmanuel Sarki believes that the treatment of Diego Costa is 'mild' when compared to how John Obi Mikel was ignored at Chelsea.


The Nigeria international failed to make a single appearance under manager Antonio Conte before he was sold off to Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda in the January transfer window.

StoryMIKEL OBI FLOWN TO ENGLAND FOR SURGERY

John Mikel Obi has featured and started all the 270 minutes of Tianjin’s first three games of the new season before he was flown to London for abdominal surgery.


The Super Eagles and Tianjin TEDA captain, has been out of the last three Chinese Super League matches because of an abdominal strain and has been announced to be injured for three weeks, according to a report on Sports Enorth.

StoryNIGERIA SET TO PLAY CORSICA

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are set to play the Corsica senior team in an international friendly game after the camp opens in Corsica on May 24.


After the game, they would move to France when there is another camp planned in Paris. The two phases of camping programme is to help the team bond ahead of the crucial African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.

StoryJOHN OBI MIKEL SCORES IN CHINA

Nigerian soccer player John Obi Mikel has scored his first goal in a competitive match since he moved to China.


The player exited the Chelsea set-up as he fell in the pecking order. He agreed a move to Chinese Super League side Tianjin TEDA as he decided to continue his professional soccer career.

StoryJohn Obi Mikel has not made a significant impact in Tianjin TEDA

The Nigerian midfielder John Obi Mikel completed his move from Chelsea to Tianjin TEDA on January 6 of 2017 as the 29 year old player decided to continue his playing career by performing in China and ending his 10 year long stay in the Premier League.


Tianjin TEDA is an Asian club that competes in the Chinese Super League but despite having competed in the top tier league for over 10 years, they have never managed to actually win it and never been able to become the champions.

StoryJohn Obi Mikel Thanks Chelsea Fans after Confirming Move to China

John obi Mikel recently secured a free transfer to Chinese Super League outfit Tianjin TEDA.


He becomes one of the latest Premier League players to make the switch to China. The Chinese Super League has been incredibly active in ensuring that the best players in the world come to the Chinese shores. In order to ensure this possibility, they have been spending vast sums of money including a £ 60 million the transfer of Brazilian midfielder Oscar. The 25-year-old will not be alone since he will be joined by Mikel, who has also moved to the Chinese league.

StoryIs Antonio Conte prepared to sell Oscar?

The Brazilian midfielder of Chelsea FC, Oscar has experienced a huge drop of playing time in Stamford Bridge as the midfielder went from being a regular starter to spending the majority of his time on the bench; from the looks of it Antonio Conte does not have the Brazilian attacker in his plans.


Oscar is mostly being used as a substitute player with only a few minutes of time in the actual pitch on certain games and even in the matches that Oscar does perform with the main team, it’s only for a limited period of time and for a player as skillful as him, this is a huge a blow and it’s something that other clubs can take advantage of.

StoryIs John Obi Mikel on his way out of Stamford Bridge?

For the first time in the 11 year long career of John Obi Mikel in Chelsea, the Nigerian player has not made a starting appearance in any of the 10 opening league matches of the season.


The 29 year old Nigerian midfielder completed his move to Chelsea on June of 2006 and ever since he joined the Premier League club, John Obi Mikel has been a regular starter.

StoryMIKEL FORESEES TWO FUTURE CHELSEA STARS

It is the view of the Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi that two players will become stars in the nearest future both for club and country.


Mikel named Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Nathaniel Chalobah as the duo whom he expects to shine bright soon at both club level and country level.

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