Mikel John Obi

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jun 22nd, 2014
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Nigeria were much better tonight than their opening game. Their work-rate was excellent, they were full of energy and solid at the back – the two central defenders were outstanding. And Emenike up front was a powerhouse Nigeria matchwinner Peter Odemwingie: “This victory was for our fans ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 31st, 2013
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  Mikel Obi Mikel Obi has returned to Chelsea as part of the squad for the inaugural Guinness International Champions Cup in Miami.   The Nigeria international, who has been subject of transfer away from Chelsea this summer, returned to the Stamford Bridge team after he was given an extende...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 23rd, 2013
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Chelsea and Nigerian international midfielder, Mikel Obi has been advised to stick to Chelsea and avoid a potential switch to either France or Turkey as has been required by FC Monaco and Galastasaray respectively. Mikel Obi has been source for by both France and Turkey, after rumors that the arrival...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 18th, 2013
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As Nigeria prepares for the Afcon with a relatively young and inexperienced tournament team, it is difficult to assess whether Nigeria is indeed one of the favorites or should be simply considered a team that is being rebuilt for a run at qualifying for the 2014 World Cup. The roster has one player w...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 6th, 2013
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The former Wigan man has departed for South Africa along with Jon Obi Mikel after a string of impressive displays which have made him a key part of Rafa Benitez’s team. Back in October, it was Drogba’s successful penalty which sparked a riot in the stands of the Leopold Senghor Stadium in Dakar...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 3rd, 2013
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Yaya Toure, left, could be missing from action for Manchester City for six weeks if the Ivory Coast reach the final of the Africa Cup of Nations. Photograph: Richard Sellers/Sportsphoto/Allstar Roberto Mancini, who is battling to claw back Manchester United’s seven-point lead over Manchester Ci...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 6th, 2012
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Super Eagles midfielder, Mikel Obi has revealed Chelsea will seek to avenge a Champions League semi-final exit they suffered against Barcelona three seasons ago. Barcelona dumped Chelsea at the same stage of the competition in the 2008/09 season on the away goals’ rule after they drew 1-1 in very con...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Dec 21st, 2011
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Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi says he is not unhappy with his lack of playing opportunities in the EPL because the team is doing well. ”It has been hard, but the most important thing is that the team keep doing well. As much as I want to play, the team come first. “If the team keep [&helli...
By benim
In News
Oct 17th, 2011
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Embattled Super Eagles Coach, Samson Siasia has admitted his mistake in starting Osaze Odemwingie as well as Mikel Obi against Guinea, MTNFootball .com reports. He also lamented the 1-0 loss suffered by Nigeria to Guinea last year in Conakry even going as far as describing it as “sabotage”. “Siasia t...
By benim
In Soccer
Nov 14th, 2010
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Nigeria’s head coach Samson Siasia has accused Chelsea of “destroying” John Obi Mikel’s natural game and has told the midfielder he may have to consider leaving Stamford Bridge. GettyImages John Obi Mikel battles with Fulham’s Moussa Dembele Mikel joined Chelsea as a pro...