John Obi Mikel

By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 9th, 2013
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Nigeria and Cape Verde Islands battled out to a standstill in a pre-Afcon friendly at the Estadio Do Algarve in Faro, Portugal on Wednesday. Cape Verde Islands started stronger as Nigeria’s goalkeeper, Austin Ejide was made to keep out two quick goal-bound efforts inside the opening ten minutes...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 8th, 2013
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Goal.com Nigeria fans have voted for Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel as the best Nigerian footballer of 2012. Mikel polled 36.82 per cent of votes cast to edge out Chelsea team mate Victor Moses to second place. Moses earned 26.35 per cent of votes that were cast on the Goal.com website during the ...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 6th, 2013
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Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has dismissed fears he is still injured and may not feature for Nigeria at this month’s 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. Mikel has not played in his English club’s last three games after he suffered a knee injury against Norwich City. However he and teammate V...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 31st, 2012
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Nigeria football federation have not received any communication from Chelsea regarding the release of players John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses. Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez was quoted as saying that he will delay the duo till January 9, when their FA Cup tie against Swansea and Southampton are decided. &...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 28th, 2012
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Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez wants to keep John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses for cup matches in January before releasing them for the Africa Cup of Nations. The Blues start their defence of the FA Cup against Southampton on January 5, and then play Swansea in the Capital One Cup semi-final at home fo...
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Oct 22nd, 2012
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Beating Shakhtar Donetsk lately has proven to be nearly impossible for its opponents in all competitions. Claudio Villa/Getty Images Chelsea and Shakhtar Donetsk, the two clubs sitting atop Group E, meet in Donetsk on Tuesday in what certainly promises to be a thrilling match. If either team should w...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Sep 18th, 2012
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It is time for Chelsea to go about defending their European Crown, they begin their campaign at home to Italian Champions Juventus. Now, without the talismatic striker Didier Drogba, who played a pivotal role in winning them their first UEFA Champions League, this new look Chelsea side will want to g...
By IndepthAfrica
In Liberia
Sep 8th, 2012
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LIBERIA President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has promised a game bonus of United States dollars (about N24M) for a win against Nigeria in today’s Africa Cup of Nations qualification match. In a radio broadcast to the country on Thursday evening, President Johnson-Sirleaf commended the team for a recent fr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Sep 7th, 2012
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In Summary Result: Zambia 1-0 Uganda Result: CAR 1-0 Burkina Faso Result: Gabon 1-1 Togo Result: Ghana 2-0 Malawi Result: Sierra Leone 2-2 Tunisia Result: Sudan 5-3 Ethiopia Result: Mali 3-0 Botswana Result: Cape Verde 2-0 Cameroon Result: Ivory Coast 4-2 Senegal Result: Liberia 2-2 Nigeria FULL-TIME...
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In News
Sep 7th, 2012
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The clash between Ivory Coast and Senegal headlines a bumper weekend of 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, while Zambia kick off the defence of their title at home against Uganda. Ivory Coast have entered the last four installments of Africa’s biggest tournament as firm favourites, although...