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Mikel Obi announced as the new Super Eagles Captain



Mikel Obi - BellaNaija - May - 2014

Mikel Obi has been announced as the new captain of the Super Eagles, Nigeria’s National Football team.

This announcement was made by CSKA Moscow winger, Ahmed Musa, at the pre-match press conference to the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier against the Pharaohs of Egypt in Kaduna, where he gave the Chelsea midfielder the captain’s band.

Musa said, “I want to announce now that from today, John Obi Mikel is our new captain.”

Speaking to journalists present at the conference, the midfielder acknowledged the fact that it was a “huge honour” to be given the position of team captain and thanked Musa for the opportunity.

 “I want to thank Ahmed Musa for being a wonderful professional. It takes a man to come out and do what he has done today. I commend him a lot,” Mikel said.


  1. Female football blogger

    March 24, 2016 at 7:17 pm

    Good, i hope that will make Mikel more committed to Nigeria.
    click for latest football news and players social life. thanx

  2. emmanuel

    March 24, 2016 at 9:41 pm

    ThankGod for siasia for doing the right thing and bring peace to super eagle.Congratulations!!!

  3. Halima

    March 24, 2016 at 11:03 pm

    My crush of old…

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