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Nigeria receives “part” of money owed to players for Cup of Nations

26 June 2019, 4:22 PM

Nigeria’s football federation (NFF) says it has received “part of the money” allocated by the government for the national side’s participation at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt amid threats of protests by the players.


John Obi Mikel heads Nigeria’s Africa Cup squad

15 May 2019, 12:28 PM

Nigeria have included former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel in their  25-man provisional squad for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria’s Obi Mikel has not quit international football

30 October 2018, 5:39 PM

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has not retired from international football, a team spokesman said Tuesday, despite the former Chelsea star being sidelined for the third straight match.

Mikel missing again from Nigeria squad for Libya games

1 October 2018, 7:10 PM

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr on Monday announced his squad for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations double-header against Libya but there was no place again for captain John Obi Mikel.



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