Mikel Obi Ready for Super Eagles Return

By Daily Sports on February 6, 2019

Views: 722

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi is eying a full return to the Super Eagles following impressive outings with championship side Middleborough after two competitive games.

Mikel made his first Championship start in the team’s 3 - 2 away win at West Bromwich Albion having previously been involved in the club’s FA Cup home draw against Newport County in January, four days after his arrival at the club.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr had revealed that Mikel’s progress will be clearly monitored by the coaching crew with his performance key to his national team return, saying: “We are very happy about it (Middleborough move) because it’s been a long time he didn’t play and Mikel is a player who is dedicated to the game, he wanted to play in Europe, now we can watch what he is doing.

“We would like to see him back in the national team but his situation is like that of the other players, he has to play well for his club and if he is playing well at his club he has the chance to come back with us. He never told me that he doesn’t want to come back so I will be happy to see him playing.”

Mikel Obi’s Middleborough is currently 5th on the championship table 7 points behind table toppers Leeds United with a game in hand. The team's next game is a deciding FA Cup 4th round rematch against Newport County on Tuesday 5th of February. (Vanguard)

•Photo shows John Mikel Obi 

Source Daily Sports

Posted February 6, 2019


 

You may also like...
Guardiola and his tactics blamed for Germany’s international...

Dalung targets ten medals in Rio

Southampton’s Austin charged for gesture at Man City...

NBBF calls up 27 players for Olympics training...

Ogenyi Onazi denied work permit to join Birmingham...

Nigerian footballers petition EFCC over non-payment of salaries...

 

Latest News The VAR Controversy That Made Jesus Weep NFF Expresses Shock over FIFA Life Ban on Siasia, Vows to Overturn It Messi, Ibrahimovic Nominated for Fifa Goal of the Year Award Solskjaer Defends Man Utd Penalty System Pochettino Wants Premier League to Extend Transfer Deadline Dembele Out for Five Weeks with Hamstring Injury Neves Stunner Earns Wolves Draw with United Juventus Boss Sarri Treated for Pneumonia FIFA Unfair to Siasia — Restoration Cup Organisers •Seek Review of Life Ban More than 1,200 Ijaw, Itsekiri youths empowered by the Mulade Sheriff Peace & Unity Cup tournaments Abia Angels Resume for Second Stanza of the League Unity FC of Asaba Target 2019 Bet9ja Triumph

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (45,775 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (37,791 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (36,404 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (36,030 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (34,988 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (34,910 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (34,371 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (34,015 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (33,630 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (32,993 views) John Mikel Obi: Segun Odegbami’s Outrageous Call! (30,800 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (30,762 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (293) Basketball (178) Boxing (562) Columnists (473) Euro Soccer Update (5319) Fans Assembly (4) From the Grassroots (48) Golf (75) Interviews (14) Live Commentary (4) News (5417) NPL Glo Premier League (1046) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (6) Tennis (582)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media