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Rohr Hopeful As Middlesbrough Unveils Super Eagles Captain Mikel


Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is hopeful Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel gets back to full fitness following his return to England. Mikel was unveiled by Championship side Middlesbrough after completed a free transfer on Wednesday. The former Chelsea midfielder has not played international football since Nigeria’s ouster from the Russia 2018

Mikel Not Needed By Middlesbrough Manager Tony Pulis

John Obi Mikel’s search for a club in England may now be intensified after Championship side Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis is reported to have turned him dowm. The Nigeria international is seeking a return to England after two years in Chinese club Tianjin Teda, where he joined from Chelsea. But he won’t

Mikel Hails Retiring Cech

Petr Cech has received some accolades from his former Chelsea teammate John Obi Mikel. Cech had announced he will retire from football at the end of the season. The 36-year-old lost his starting place to Bernd Leno at the Emirates Stadium this season and, after a 20-year playing career, opted to quit

Read Mikel Obi’s touching letter to Chelsea as he says goodbye

Midfielder John Obi Mikel has finally left English Premier League club Chelsea after ten years at the Stamford Bridge. Mikel has now joined Chinese Super League side Tianjin TEDA. Mike was freezed out of the team by manager Antonio Conte who has refused to feature the 2013 AFCON winner since the start

Mikel, Musa, 18 others participate in Super Eagles first training

Captain Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and 18 others on Tuesday took part in the Super Eagles first training session at the National Stadium, Abuja. Mikel and Musa were among the latest arrivals at the team’s camp on Monday night. The team were separated into three groups and began with a light walk-out

Mikel: Super Eagles can reach new heights

Captain Mikel John Obi has said that a united and focused Super Eagles, and a supportive Nigeria Football Federation, will guarantee the three –time African champions a place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. The Chelsea midfield ace spoke aboard the ARIK Air plane on the flight back from Ndola

Mikel, Iwobi, Iheanacho in as Super Eagles camp is full

All 23 invited players are now at the Super Eagles’ Bolton White Hotel and Apartments in Abuja as the countdown began for Sunday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Zambia in Ndola. Captain Mikel John Obi and the UK legion arrived aboard British Airways flight from London on Tuesday morning, ahead

Mikel: We’re all ready for Zambia

Super Eagles Captain Mikel John Obi has debunked reports of his being injured, saying he is fully fit and ready for Sunday’s cracker at the Levy Nwanawasa Stadium against the Chipolopolo. “I don’t know where the story about my being injured came from. I have no injury. All the other players