John Mikel Obi Returns To National Team

Photo – JUNE 26: John Obi Mikel leading the team in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between Nigeria and Argentina at Saint Petersburg Stadium on June 26, 2018 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Patrick Smith – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

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John Mikel Obi Returns To National Team: Obi Mikel has decided to join the Nigeria National team, Super Eagles to participate in the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, next month.

Confirming his availability, a top team official said: “Mikel has met with coach (Gernot) Rohr in England and he has confirmed he will feature at the Nations Cup in Egypt.”

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This comes after the head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr had a chat with the former Chelsea star ahead of the Nations Cup.

The 32-year-old Obi who has won 85 caps for Nigeria also has six goals since his full international debut in 2005 against Libya.

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