Browsing: John Obi Mikel

The event, which took place at the NOC secretariat, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Friday, is another of the initiative of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, geared towards driving a vibrant youth for national development.

Two first half goals were enough for Stoke City to seal victory – capitalising on two chances and frustrating the Royals’ attempts to get back into the game

Mikel alongside Tom Smith, Tom Barkhuizen, Scott Sinclair and Sam Clucas were the mainstay in the midfield of the Potters.

Reports claimed that the club is showing no sign of slowing down in the transfer market this summer in its ongoing effort to beef up the squad with tested and quality players.

The World football governing body, FIFA, have joined the Confederation of African Football and the Nigeria Football Federation to celebrate former Super Eagles’ captain, John Obi Mikel, on his 33rd birthday.

Former Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, may seal a transfer deal with a South American side as another Brazilian club, Porto Alegre, have indicated interest in the combative midfielder.

Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has confirmed that he is in talks with Botafogo about a possible move to the Rio de Janeiro club.

According to Yahoo Sports, the Brazilian side are in talks with the Nigerian midfielder who is currently a free agent after leaving Trabzonspor last month.

John Obi Mikel insists he will not accept any offer to return to Trabzonspor after he sensationally quit the Turkish top flight earlier this week over their handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

Mikel, now playing in Turkey, spent 11 seasons at Chelsea, five of them alongside Hazard, but was far from complimentary of the Real Madrid forward’s work ethic, while insisting Chelsea boss Frank Lampard was the hardest working

Mikel left Championship club Middlesbrough at the end of the 2018-19 season after the completion of his short-term deal and he is now set for his first adventure in the Turkish top-flight.

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has hinted that his sojourn with the Super Eagles might be coming to an end, saying the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Egypt may be the last time he is seen at the biennial championship.