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Jul 18, 2019
Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel calls time on international career with Nigeria after Africa Cup of NationsJohn Obi Mikel won 89 caps and scored six goals between 2005 and 2019 for the Super Eagles during which he won a winners’ medal at the 2013 Africa Cup in South Africa
Jul 17, 2019
Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Sadio Mane strengthens case for Ballon d'Or with string of excellent performances for SenegalVictory in two days' time would put Sadio Mane in esteemed company as one of just a handful of players with both Champions League and Cup of Nations honours
Jul 01, 2019
Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria under the scanner after shock 2-0 defeat to MadagascarNigeria are being panned by fans after their defeat to minnows Madagascar, setting up a potentially dangerous next round tie against heavyweights Ghana
Mar 04, 2019
John Obi Mikel overlooked by Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr yet again despite impressing in Championship with MiddlesbroughNigeria coach Gernot Rohr has once again overlooked skipper John Obi Mikel, currently playing for Middlesbrough, for forthcoming games against Seychelles and Egypt
Jun 23, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Ahmed Musa strikes twice to help Nigeria down Iceland and stay alive in tournamentMusa, who came into the starting line-up in place of Alex Iwobi, announced himself with two of the goals of the tournament so far.
Jun 21, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says Iceland will face the heat in their Group D clashNigeria are hoping the temperature will work in their favour in the southern Russian city, where the mercury is expected to still be topping 30 Celsius.
Jun 16, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel urges team to keep nerves in check ahead of opener against CroatiaThe Nigerians go into the Group D match-up in Kaliningrad – Russia's bucolic European exclave more than 750 miles (1200 kilometres) from the chaos of Moscow – knowing they must improve on a run of just one win in their last 11 World Cup matches.
Mar 30, 2018
International friendlies: Nigeria served reality check as Serbia's 2-0 defeat punctures FIFA World Cup 2018 hypeNigeria's 2-0 loss to fellow World Cup qualifiers Serbia this week served as a 'reality check' to inflated World Cup hopes, according to team spokesman Toyin Ibitoye.
Dec 18, 2017
Premier League: Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel denies rumors linking him with a move to EvertonJohn Obi Mikel said, "I don’t know where such a rumour came from, but this story is untrue," suggesting he has no intention to leave Chinese Super League
Oct 04, 2017
FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Egypt, Nigeria and Tunisia one win away from booking berths for RussiaNigeria, Egypt and Tunisia could all book their spots at 2018’s World Cup in the penultimate round of African qualifiers at the weekend but the other two slots will only be decided in November.