Tag: Mikel Obi

Ilorin Football Fans Hail Mikel As Nigeria’s “Super Hero”

Abdul Jimoh- July 19, 2019

Football enthusiasts in Ilorin on Friday described Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi, as Nigeria’s “Super Hero”, following his decision to retire from national team duties. ... Read More

Mikel Says Super Eagles Set for England Friendly Ahead of FIFA World Cup

Henry Solomon- April 24, 2018

Midfielder Mikel Obi says the Super Eagles will be at their best for the prestige international friendly match against England at Wembley Stadium in London ... Read More

World Cup Russia 2018: Mikel, Iwobi, Other Teammates React to Super Eagles’ New Kit

Henry Solomon- February 8, 2018

Super Eagles skipper Mikel Obi and teammate Alex Iwobi have reacted to the new Super Eagles World Cup kit designed by sportswear company Nike. In ... Read More

Nigeria ready to make a statement at Russia 2018 World Cup -Dalung

inno.korie- December 3, 2017

Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports, says Nigeria is prepared to make a statement at Russia 2018, adding that Friday’s draw was a ... Read More

Rohr Calls up Mikel, Musa, 22 Others for Algeria, Argentina Games

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 30, 2017

Team captain Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Ogenyi Onazi headline the list of 24 players which Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited for ... Read More

Super Eagles Vs Zambia Chipolopolo: Mikel Says ‘No Need For Too Many Words’

Henry Solomon- October 5, 2017

Super Eagles’ captain Mikel John Obi has declared the players have no need to say too much before Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Zambia’s ... Read More

Akwa Ibom Governor Redeems Pledge To Super Eagles, Promises More

Henry Solomon- October 5, 2017

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom who pledged $10,000 per goal for the 2018 World Cup qualifying matches against Cameroon on Wednesday redeemed his pledge. The ... Read More

Rohr Vows Super Eagles Will Be In Russia 2018 For Carl Ikeme

Henry Solomon- August 22, 2017

Nigeria's National Team technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has vowed that the Super Eagles will qualify for the Russia 2018 World Cup, owing it to Carl ... Read More

Nigeria vs Zambia: Iwobi,Iheanacho hands Super eagles crucial away win

inno.korie- October 9, 2016

The Super Eagles of Nigeria today in far away Ndola, Zambia started their 2018 World cup qualifying campaign on a winning note. The eagles defeated ... Read More

Super Eagles will deliver in Ndola – Rohr

inno.korie- October 7, 2016

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has expressed optimism in the ability of his team to deliver in Sunday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia ... Read More

Nigeria Leading Africa in Paralympics, 9th in the World

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 12, 2016

Nigeria’s Paralympians are doing their best to make up for the poor performance at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Nigerian athletes have won 5 Gold, 2 ... Read More

Honduras vs Nigeria Rio 2016 Olympics football bronze medal Match: Watch Live on NTA

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 20, 2016

Mikel Obi being tackled by German defence Mikel John Obi couldn't captain his Nigeria side to a place in the Olympics football final on Wednesday, ... Read More

Sports Ministry Refunds Mikel Obi’s $4,600

admin- August 15, 2016

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has refunded to Captain Mikel Obi the $4,600 he paid for the team in São Paulo on their way ... Read More

#Rio2016 Nigeria vs Denmark: 2 – 0, Mikel, Aminu Sealed Nigeria’s Victory

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 13, 2016

#Rio2016 FT Nigeria vs Denmark: 2- 0. First Half goal from Mikel Obi, and 52" Aminu Umar header through a corner kick from Mikel Obi ... Read More

Rio 2016: Nigeria U23 Team beat Japan 5-4 in Group B Olympics opener

inno.korie- August 5, 2016

Oghenekaro Etebo, The Star of The Match with Four Goals Mikel Obi on the Ball Nigeria U23 football team made an extraordinarily start  in their ... Read More

2016 Rio Olympics: Siasia makes Mikel Obi Nigeria U23 football team captain

inno.korie- August 1, 2016

Head Coach of the Nigeria Olympic team, Samson Siasia has appointed Chelsea midfield ace John Mikel Obi as captain of the team going into the ... Read More

Don’t Distract Us, Mikel Obi Warns Media Over Rumor of Donating $30,000 to Olympic Squad

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 28, 2016

Captain of Team Nigeria to the Rio Olympics, John Mikel Obi has denied media reports making the rounds in Nigeria that he gave 30,000 dollars ... Read More

Mikel Obi: Chelsea’s Stars behind Jose Mourinho

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 3, 2015

Mikel giving it everything against Liverpool John Mikel Obi is confident that the hard work being put in on and off the pitch will soon ... Read More

Brazilian Fans Cheer as Nigerian Super Eagles Train

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 17, 2014

Super Eagles getting ready for training from their Camp in Brazil (Vitoria Campinas) as Brazilian Fans awaits them in the Campinas stadium. Read More

Super Eagle's 23-Man List for World Cup 2014: Mba Misses Out

admin- June 3, 2014

Sunday Mba, who helped secure a third CAF Africa Cup of Nations last year, has failed to make the cut for Nigeria's final squad for ... Read More