Footballer Obi Mikel leaves Turkish team over virus fears

2020-03-18 15:03

John Obi Mikel has quit Turkish football club Trabzonspor after the former Chelsea midfielder said he did not want to play as the new coronavirus spread worldwide.

Nigeria announce provisional AFCON squad

2019-05-15 11:46

Nigeria have included former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel in their 25-man provisional squad for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations.

John Obi Mikel available for Nigeria at AFCON

2019-05-14 14:40

John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is available to return to Nigeria's Super Eagles for next month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Nigeria's Mikel to miss Cup of Nations qualifier

2018-08-24 19:39

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel will miss his side's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Seychelles next month.

Nigerians complain about VAR call against Argentina

2018-06-27 06:42

After going out of the Soccer World Cup, Nigeria lamented not getting a penalty decision their way in a 2-1 defeat to Argentina.

Mikel nears Valencia switch

2017-01-03 15:13

Super Eagles captain, Mikel John Obi has agreed a deal in principle to join Valencia from English club, Chelsea.

Mikel set to make January decision

2016-11-11 10:50

John Obi Mikel has reiterated his intention to weigh up his Chelsea future when the mid-season transfer window opens in the new year.

Mikel only sees Chelsea winning trophies

2016-10-11 08:45

John Obi Mikel says he can "only see Chelsea winning trophies" following the appointment of former Juventus and Italy boss Antonio Conte.

Mikel: Mourinho didn't believe in me

2016-03-30 08:00

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel admits to losing his confidence after being frozen out under former manager Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho getting 100% from players

2015-11-02 12:35

Chelsea players are giving 100% for under-fire manager Jose Mourinho, midfielder John Obi Mikel has said.


Nigeria captain flies the Super Eagles nest

2019-07-18 20:27

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel called time on his international career after helping the Super Eagles to third place at the Africa Cup of Nations.

John Obi Mikel says will lead Nigeria at Africa Cup of Nations

2019-05-14 23:23

John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is available to return to Nigeria’s Super Eagles for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, according to a team official.

Nigeria captain Mikel out of Egypt, Seychelles matches

2019-03-04 16:52

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has again overlooked skipper John Obi Mikel for forthcoming games against Seychelles and Egypt.

Kidnappers free father of Nigerian World Cup skipper

2018-07-03 10:27

The father of Nigerian Soccer World Cup skipper John Obi Mikel who was kidnapped last week has been freed.

Nigeria must improve before World Cup admits Mikel

2018-06-03 13:36

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel admits his side have to improve quickly if they are to make an impact at the World Cup.

Rohr: Mikel in talks with Marseille

2016-12-19 16:16

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi is currently negotiating a move to French outfit Olympic Marseille.

Mikel: I respect Conte's decisions

2016-10-26 18:52

Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel says he has discussed his lack of game time with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte.

Mikel contemplates Chelsea exit

2016-09-20 17:15

Nigeria international John Obi Mikel has admitted he will have no other option but to explore his options if Chelsea don't offer him a new contract.

Mikel: Players more relaxed under Guus

2016-02-23 13:23

John Obi Mikel has urged Chelsea's powers that be to give Guus Hiddink a long-term deal as manager.

RVP, Mikel off to Turkey - reports

2015-07-09 15:22

Fenerbahce are set to land Man United's Robin van Persie and Chelsea's John Obi Mikel.

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