Stephen Keshi: I Will Be disappointed If Mikel Plays For Chelsea This Weekend

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi said he would be disappointed if John Obi Mikel played for his Premier League side Chelsea this weekend. Mikel reported to the Super Eagles camp injured and trained alone throughout his stay, missing out on friendly games against Botswana and Zambia, Keshi’s first in charge since he replaced Samson Siasia when the team failed to qualify for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations. “I will be…

November 16, 2011

Joseph Yobo Calls On Nigerians Support

Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo has called on fans to avoid creating a tense atmosphere for Guinea’s visit to Abuja on Saturday. The two nations meet in a crucial Africa Cup of Nations 2012 qualifier in the Nigerian capital, with both side playing for their spot in next year’s tournament in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Yobo has been a consummate leader for the team throughout their qualifying campaign and scored the…

October 6, 2011

John Mikel: Just Let My Father Go

Fears are growing over the safety of the Chelsea midfielder Mikel John Obi’s father after is was revealed that he is being held by kidnappers in his native Nigeria. Michael Obi, who runs an inter-state transport company, has not been seen or heard from since he failed to return home from work last Friday in Jos, the capital of Plateau state. Calls to his mobile telephone apparently went unanswered before…

August 15, 2011