Tag: John Obi Mikel

Nigeria’s Mikel Signs Four-Year Deal With Valencia

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has agreed a four- year deal with Spanish side, Valencia. Reports indicate that talks were held in England between representatives of the La-Liga side and Mikel and a deal was reached for him to be the club first signing in the winter transfer window.[Read More…]

Mikel Obi Promises Samson Siasia Olympics Gold Medal

John Obi Mikel has revealed that coach Samson Siasia’s ideal birthday gift is the Olympic football gold medal. The Nigeria U-23 captain, who scored one of the Olympic Eagles’ goals in the 2-0 defeat of Denmark, disclosed this during a surprise party organised to mark Siasia’s 49th birthday. During his[Read More…]

Mikel Obi In Talks With Fenerbahce

John Obi Mikel looks likely to end his nine-year stay with Chelsea and join Turkish giants Fenerbahce. This comes after it was revealed that the Super Eagles star has held talks with the club over a move which will see him leave Stamford Bridge. Ersin Duzen, a presenter of Turkish[Read More…]

Match Report: Nigeria Edges Closer To AFCON Qualification After Beating Congo 2-0

The Super Eagles of Nigeria this evening (Saturday) did Nigerians proud as they beat their Congolese opponents at the Stade Municipal de Pointe Noire. Coach Stephen Keshi named a rather strong side for the match with Vincent Enyeama in goal, Efe Ambrose at right-back, Juwon Oshaniwa in left back and a centre-back pairing[Read More…]

“We Need To Raise Our Game If We Want To Reach The Next Round” Mikel Obi

John Obi Mikel has declared that Nigeria now need to put up an improved performance in their next two matches at the Fifa World Cup to fancy reaching the last 16. The Chelsea midfielder expressed disappointment at the Super Eagles’ failure to defeat a plucky Iranian team on Monday. He[Read More…]

Brazil 2014: “We Want To Win The Cup” Mikel Obi

Nigeria and Chelsea FC midfielder, John Obi Mikel, who is making his debut after missing out on South Africa 2010 due to last minute knee surgery, said that it is a dream come true to play the World Cup in Brazil where the Eagles hope to last the distance. “We[Read More…]

Inter Milan Target Summer Deal For Mikel

According to Italian Newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport Italian giants, Inter Milan are considering a move for Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel The Nerazzurris will be restructuring their squad in the summer and it seems coach Walter Mazzarri is looking to sign a holding midfielder who would help the likes of Hernanes[Read More…]

Why Mikel Obi Should Be African Footballer Of The Year

By August Yes! Nigerian midfielder, John Obi Mikel deserves to be African Footballer of the year simply because for the year in-view, he has been Africa’s best performer for both club and country. Checking the antecedent of the CAF Award, you would realize that the performance of a player’s Country[Read More…]