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John Mikel Obi

John Michael Nchekwube Obinna (born 22 April 1987), commonly known as Mikel John Obi, John Obi Mikel or John Mikel Obi, is a Nigerian footballer, who plays as a midfielder for English club Chelsea and the Nigeria national team.

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Dear John Mikel Obi you can never satisfy human being in life I really like you as a player but try and work harder with moving more forward
John Mikel Obi should never play for the Nigerian National team again. His is not good enough to be in a national team.
John Mikel Obi says he will not leave the club despite the arrival of Cesc Fabregas.
Am sorry to say this but MTN network is as dead as JOHN MIKEL OBI in the Super Eagles.
After the woeful performance of the Super Eagles Midfielder, John Obi Mikel against France, as well as The Final...
Chelsea is where powerhouse wants to be after £200,000-a-week deal all done and dusted: John Obi-Mikel is conf...
some players don't deserve the No.10 jersey, especially when there are playing for their country @ john Mikel obi
John Obi Mikel: Olivier Giroud should have been SENT OFF for elbowing me… not just given a warning
NIGERIA KNOCKED OUT: John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Kenneth Omeruo are the first Chelsea players to exit in the...
Big man admits he wants to be a Chelsea player as £200,000-a-week deal done: John Obi-Mikel is confident the a...
John Obi Mikel says Giroud should have been punished for elbow incident
John Obi Mikel says he can't wait to play alongside Cesc Fabregas and he won't be leaving...
John Mikel Obi: He stood out as d 'big boy' of the team who left all the work to the 'lesser' men in the team. OUTSTANDING
Nigeria’s ouster, no big deal –Mikel. Super Eagles midfielder, John Mikel Obi, says that the team has nothing to...
Latest News | News Break Nigeria …Eagles midfielder urges teammates not to feel bad about France result John Obi...
and Algeria were dumped out of Brazil yesterday; the last two remaining African Representatives. The Super Eagles' performance yesterday have come under attacks. Most fans once again singled John Mikel Obi for criticism. Will you blame Mikel Obi for yesterday's defeat?
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Nigeria midfielder John Mikel Obi says that the Super Eagles have nothing to be ashamed of after being knocked out of the 2014 World Cup by France.
If Keshi eventually remain as Super Eagles coach, i suggest he immediately integrate Kelechi Iheanacho into the team as an understudy to John Mikel Obi/ the number 10 midfield position.
Did you know Jose Mourinho is the cause of John Mikel Obi's deformity of play?
Below are the players expected to start the match against the Les Blues of France: Vincent Enyeama; Efe Ambrose, Joseph Yobo, Juwon Oshaniwa, Kenneth Omeruo; Ogenyi Onazi, John Mikel Obi; Ahmed Musa, Peter Odemwingie, Victor Moses and Emmanuel Emenike. France’s coach, Didier Deschamps has also announced a deadly squad against the Nigerian team. Below is the team list released moments ago: Lloris (c), Debuchy, Evra, Varane, Cabaye, Valbuena, Giroud, Benzema, Matuidi, Pogba and Koscielny
EXCLUSIVE A-Z World Cup AND TRANSFER GOSSIP with Lallah Eron Joachim Low will keep his job as Germany coach, whatever happens against Algeria Germany manager Joachim Low has been told his job is safe even if his side are knocked out of the World Cup by Algeria. Daily Mail Fifa has denied reports that it banned some fans from wearing Luis Suarez masks during the Uruguay-Colombia match, following the striker's four-month ban. Marca (in Spanish) Brazil defender Dani Alves, 31, feels Chile have been among the best teams in this World Cup, adding that the pressure to perform against them was "simply stunning". AS.com (in Spanish) Germany are hoping Jerome Boateng is fit enough to face Algeria after the 25 year-old defender returned for their final training session following a minor knee problem. Bild (in German) Fiorentina's Colombian midfielder Juan Guillermo Cuadrado, who has been linked with Barcelona, will only think about his future after the World Cup. Marca Nigeria's John Mikel Obi insists the £2m appe ...
John Mikel Obi on appearance fee controversy: "It wasn't a major problem, It was just a little issue that's been clarified."
“Feel me don”fam I don't get why we've played like this😂😂 even wid big man John Obi Mikel & monster Emenike smh
Mikel confuses me. He played with Makelele, Lampard, Ballack, Joe Cole and Deco but yet hes John Obi Mikel.
Man of the match is John Obi Mikel??? Lololol man of the match should be the person who watched the 90 minutes...
At least we won't have to listen to the pundits brown nosing Pirlo anymore. He's John Obi Mikel with a better beard
same with man united, got 15m for John Obi Mikel! Great business ha!
Did you know... FACT; Nigerian interntional John Obi Mikel once trialed at ecco city greens as a young boy and...
happy birthday bro. U re good, but JOHN MIKEL OBI is better!
John Obi Mikel: Has misplaced more passes (19) than any other player at the 2014 World Cup
Chelsea fans will be cheering on John Obi Mikel & his teammates to join fellow Blues stars Oscar, Willian and Ramires into the 2nd round.
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Signed Dani Alves, Cesc Fabregas, and Adrian Gonzalez. Let go of Demba Ba, Nemanja Matic, John Obi Mikel, and David Luiz. Pretty successful.
"Nigeria are now the only team to have not conceded a goal in the 2014 finals". The power of John Obi Mikel.
World Cups are criminal. Rakitic will be going home and John Obi Mikel will probably get another week bed & board
Fred finally has the same amount of career goals as John Obi Mikel!
Yaya Toure, John Obi Mikel or Samuel Eto'o: Which one of these players will fly Africa's flag highest?
Nnaa na true talk o...but b cautious not to get booked.
I luv d spirit, make us smile we blv in u guyz
abi wit God u guys can beat d Argentina
Argentina not unbeatable, let's go there jooor
my bad, typed the number in wrong. Got 479 here - John Obi Mikel? Give us a DM if you want it
Messi is useless with out his left leg... Be quick to close him down and be quick in passing ur ball.. I dey ur back
Argentina comes with her own challenge.. Do not let dem get close to our box 18 and for Messi hold his left leg
Asmir Begovic and John Obi Mikel have the same number of Premier League goals.
John Obi Mikel looks like he's on his way out of I wouldn't mind him at at all.
bro pls u really need to improve more,to make me proud,I hate it wen some crazy fans talk bad about u, admire u on pitch
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bro u need 2 improve more pls,I hate it when some crazy fans talk bad about u,it's *** me off,I ur
mate your performance against bosnia was aweful,hopefuly you play better against ARG n pray you get ur 1st World Cup goal
Brazil if full of excitement, sundays matches was fantastic,
Do you agree a lack of pace is what hampers John Obi Mikel? Will he stay at Chelsea?
Only 2 Chelsea players have won the MOTM award in the 2014 WC so far:. 1. John Obi Mikel (2. Eden Hazard (
Well USA and Portugal lack composure .progress ?more chance of a forward pass from John Obi Mikel?
John Obi Mikel. Blessed with pace and vision, yeah right!
John Obi Mikel would have taken that better...
Nigeria to win the World Cup according to John Obi Mikel
Anither player on the same calibre as John Mikel Obi is Raul Meireles.
Did I just witness a forward pass from John Obi Mikel? - banttts omg
Lee Mitchell, a Chelsea fan has tattooed the name of Chelsea’s Nigerian star John Mikel Obi on his butt after he...
John Obi Mikel (C) of Nigeria celebrates the 1-0 win with his teammates after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil...
Peter Odemwingie scored the only goal to give Nigeria a victory that means World Cup debutants Bosnia-Hercegovina will not progress from Group F. The Stoke player struck in the first half to give Nigeria their first win at a World Cup finals since 1998. The goal came just seven minutes after Bosnia striker Edin Dzeko had a goal incorrectly disallowed for offside. Play media Nigeria's Peter Odemwingie (left) celebrates with Emmanuel Emenike Nigeria's Peter Odemwingie scores against Bosnia-Hercegovina Nigeria will reach the knockout stages if they get a point against Argentina, or if Iran fail to beat Bosnia. Odemwingie's decisive strike came just a month after he returned to the Nigeria squad following a two-year absence caused by a dispute with coach Stephen Keshi. Knowing they needed a win to stay in their first World Cup finals, Bosnia attacked from the start but were vulnerable in defence, with Odemwingie, John Mikel Obi and Michael Babatunde all squandering early chances for Nigeria. Bosnia briefly th ...
Mikel Obi’s Father Reveals What Nigeria Needs To Do To Beat Bosnia Following the poor performance of Nigeria's Super Eagles against Iran at the ongoing FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Pa Michael Obi, father of Chelsea star, John Mikel Obi, has advised the handlers of the team on what to do to improve the Eagles' performance in their upcoming matches. Nairapark.com reports that the senior Obi said the Nigeria team lacked attacking bite in their first round match with Iran on Monday. He therefore, advised coach Stephen Keshi to instruct the Eagles to add more stamina in their play for them to be able to win their remaining matches. It could be recalled that the goalless draw recorded by Nigeria against Iran drew a lot of criticisms from football fans all over the world. Commenting on the match, Pa Obi stated that one of the attackers up front, Victor Moses, failed to make use of several thrusts made to him from the midfield, adding that the game only made sense when Osaze was introduced into the match. * P ...
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Do you agree that's why we didn't win the match? BRAZIL GOSSIP Mikel laments Iran tactics Nigerian midfielder John Mikel Obi was left bitter at the manner in which opponents Iran kept the Super Eagles at bay in their 0-0 draw on Monday evening. "We are all disappointed,” Mikel said after the game. “The first game of every tournament is very important. “When you watch the way Iran played, they had 11 men behind the ball the entire game and it was hard for us to create chances.” KickoffNigeria Iran and Nigeria were responsible for the first bad game of the 2014 World Cup as they played out a 0-0 draw in Curitiba. kickoffNigeria Appiah: Mistakes cost us: Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah was left to rue his team’s missed chances as Ghana succumbed to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of the United States in their opening Group G encounter on Monday night. kickoffNigeria Nigeria's coach Stephen Keshi has played down the effect of the 0-0 stalemate with Iran in Monday's game at Curitiba by assuring fans that his team ...
Ahmed Musa,Onazi and John Mikel Obi, our three(3) Jos brothers are doing us proud on the pitch in Brazil right now. We in Jos, Plateau State are proud of you and the whole team, so please do not let us down ko??? Cheers
'We don't just want to come and make up the numbers, we want to do well.' - John Mikel Obi:
FABREGAS VS ARSENAL VS CHELSEA Its no longer news that Cesc Fabregas is nw a Chelsea player, a one time arsenal captain. Someone b like...Arsenal fans are feeln bad that the lad joined chelsea instead of arsenal; and the question i ask is...'ARE U SERIOUS'?? Gone are the days wen Fabregas killed himself 2 play, he doesnt hav a space in d current arsenal team with the likes of Ramsey, Wilshere, Rosicky, Ozil, Cazorla and Chamberlain all for d central role...now d Question is, who wil u relegate among this for Fabregas? Chelsea stil remains d best team for diz guy, though Man united is stil gud, bt for d hunger of UEFA Champions League he opted for Chelsea...and wit d depature of Frank Lampard and wit d possibl departure of Ramires or John Mikel Obi, Chelsea sure need 2 recruit a player like Fabregas who to me will add littl or more 2 d prowess in chelsea. Besides, Fabregas left arsenal wen Arsenal needed him d most, Arsenal became blind wen Fabregas needed dem.
Brazil 2014...!!! The fever is still On.., The Black Stars of Ghana still preparing to make the Continent of Africa Proud..! The Pride of Africa we are Solidly behind you and all the African Teams. On the other side of the coin, just to mention few of my favorites foreign players I hope to see flying collars for their respective countries in this Tournament. Uruguay.- Diego Forlan and Luis Suarez...! -lol..:) Netherlands- Robin Van Persie, Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder.! Spain - Andres Iniesta, Cesc Fabregas and Segio Ramos...! France -- Florent Maluoda.! Italy- Mario Balotelli.!!! Brazil -- Oscar and Dani-Alves.! Germany- Bastian Schweinsteiger and Thomas Muller...! Portugal--- Nani and Cristiano Ronaldo...!( I miss Legend Luis Figo.!!!,;France 98..) Argentina. Angel Di-maria and Lionel Messi...! USA - Clint Dempsey.! Mexico.. Herrera and Dos Santos...! England- Danny Welbeck and Wayne Ronney ...! Not forgetting my proud African Players..! John Mikel Obi ..!-- Nigeria.. Samuel Eto'o...! Cameroon..! .. ...
Captain Joseph Yobo and midfielder John Mikel Obi met with the NFF to ask for a share of the World Cup money due to the country from Fifa.
‘Coachie’ Wants 110% - Mikel. Super Eagles playmaker, John Mikel Obi has provided further insight into what he and...
Biggest joke of d century "Nigeria have improved over d past 4years & can win d World Cup- John Mikel Obi". I can't laff
WICH AFRICAN TEAM DO YOU THINk CAN GO FURTHER AS»»» Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor is backing the Super Eagles of Nigeria to go furthest of all the African teams – competing in Brazil. The Tottenham star believes the big- game knowledge and ability of the quartet of Stephen Keshi, Victor Moses, John Mikel Obi, and Vincent Enyeama are the ingredients needed by any team to be successful in a major competition like the World Cup. “Out of these teams, it [my choice for which of the African teams will go the furthest] would be Nigeria because of their concentration,” he told the Daily Express. “Because of Stephen Keshi [the coach] – he knows a lot about football and everything. He has been there as well as a player for Nigeria. “And they have got Victor Moses, who is a great friend of mine, and I like the way he plays. John Obi Mikel played a lot for Chelsea this year and showed how good he is. Their goalkeeper is very good. Nigeria have all the ingredients to be good in the World Cup.” Adebay ...
Fifa Confirms Super Eagles Numbers For World Cup Fifa has confirmed that the squad lists for this year’s World Cup have officially been documented and shirt numbers have also been confirmed for the 32 teams that qualified for this year’s event. Participating nations had earlier submitted provisional lists of players they intend to take to the tourney and Nigeria, alongside other Nations, were able to beat the June 2 deadline set by the football ruling body. The Super Eagles’ final 23 have now been allocated their jersey number that they would wear at the tournament that starts in less than a week’s time. John Mikel Obi will retain his number 10 on his jersey as he looks to be the creative force in midfield for Nigeria as Vincent Enyeama will wear the number 1 jersey. Shola Ameobi will wear the last squad number (23) while Joseph Yobo, who just returned to the team, will wear his usual number 2 on his shirt. Reserve goalkeepers Austin Ejide and Chigozie Agbim will wear numbers 16 and 21 respectivel ...
RECORD World Cup CALL-UPS FOR THE BLUES: With FIFA releasing the confirmed 23-man squads for the World Cup which commences in a week's time, there is set to be a record level of Chelsea participation in the tournament. There are 17 of our players selected, including Frank Lampard, whose Chelsea contract does not expire until the end of this month, and David Luiz. Although Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain have reached an agreement for the transfer of the Brazilian, the move is still pending him agreeing personal terms with PSG and passing a medical examination. The 17 beats our previous highest number of players at a World Cup finals which was 15 in 2006 in Germany. It is highest representation from the Premier League with Manchester United sending 14, Arsenal 13, Liverpool 12 and Manchester City 10. Here's the full list: BRAZIL: David Luiz, Ramires, Oscar dos Santos Emboaba Júnior, Willian. BELGIUM: Thibaut Courtois, Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku. NIGERIA: Kenneth Omeruo, John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses. ENGLAN ...
NIGERIA DRAW BLANK WITH GREECE Keshi's men finally had an opportunity to square up against a World Cup bound team in Greece, at the PPF Park in Pennsylvania in a match that kicked off midnight. The gaffer arguably started with his designated eleven to cut the ranks in Brazil. The African champions gave a good account of themselves against a well organized Greek side, who remained faithful to their defensive solidity. The match started on a cautious note, and maintained same tempo all through the first half. The Eagles were forced to an early substitution when right wing back, Echiejile appeared to have pulled a hamstring. Odunlami came in for him (Echiejile), and Keshi had to reshuffle his back line. John Mikel Obi showed glimpses of the child prodigy he was in 2005 before he fell into the spell of Jose Mourinho. He came tops in the midfield battle against Greek stalwart, Papadoupolos. Returnee, Osaze Odemwingie obviously had lost touch playing for the Eagles as his early exchanges were froth with errors. ...
No club can come out and claim dat it parades the number of players dat Chelsea Football Club will be parading in the World Cup [1]Eden Hazard [2]Thorgan Hazard [3]Gary Cahill [4]John Terry [5]Peter Cech [6]Branislav Ivanovic [7]Azerpilietar [8]David Luiz [9]Oscar [10]Ramires [11]Willian [12]Andre Schurlle [13]Samuel Eto Fills [14]Fernando El Nino Torres [15]John Mikel Obi [16]Victor Moses [17]Romelu Lukaku [18]Thibaiet Curtois [19]Super Frank Lampard [20]Kenneth Omeruo All dis Super Chelsea players and more are all going to the World Cup Whaoh,what a Superb Clup No wonder we are tagged “The Pride of London”
OFFICIAL : NIGERIA SQUAD TO World Cup Defender Joseph Yobo will play in his third FIFA World Cup finals and have opportunity to become Nigeria’s first –ever century – international after he was named in the African champions’ final list of 23 for Brazil 2014. Also going to their third World Cup are goalkeepers Vincent Enyeama and Austin Ejide, but midfield strongman John Mikel Obi will only be attending his first finals after Nigeria narrowly missed Germany 2006 and he was omitted from South Africa 2010 due to injury. Former junior international defender Elderson Echiejile and Olympic silver medalist Osaze Odemwingie, who were also in South Africa four years ago, make the cut for the biggest showpiece in football, starting in 10 days’ time. 2013 Africa Cup of Nations top scorer Emmanuel Emenike is joined in the attack by England- based duo of Victor Moses and Shola Ameobi, and former junior international Uche Nwofor, but there is no place for Olympic silver medalist Obinna Nsofor and nimble –f ...
World Cup: Keshi drops Mba, Nsofor, Oduamadi; takes Osaze, Yobo am in sports Coach Stephen Keshi has announced the list of the 23 players to represent the country at Brazil 2014 World Cup. There is no major surprise, except the ommission of AFCON’s hero, Sunday Mba, CHAN”s MVP, Ejike Uzoenyi and Obinna Nsofor . Other dropped players were Daniel Akpeyi, Nnamdi Oduamadi,Joel Obi and Nosa Igiebor. From the team list, only Vincent Enyeama, Austin Ejide, Joseph Yobo, Elderson Echiejile and Osaze Odemwingie have played at the World Cup before, while 18 players will be debutants at the tournament, including midfield’s maestro, John Mikel Obi and goal poacher, Emmanuel Emenike. Chelsea FC’s youngster, 20-year-old Kenneth Josiah Omeruo will be the youngest representative of the country at the mundial. There are three goalkeepers, eight defenders, eight midfielders and ten strikers. Full Squad Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama, Austin Ejide, Chigozie Agbim Defenders: Joseph Yobo, Elderson Echiejile, Juwon Oshani ...
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World Cup city gripped by dengue fever The Brazilian city where Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Nigeria’s John Mikel Obi will train for the World Cup is in the grip of a crippling dengue fever epidemic. According to Vanguard, workers in Campinas have embarked on a huge operation to eradicate mosquitos, which spread the disease, before the Portuguese and Nigerian teams arrive. Some 32,384 people have been infected by dengue this year in the southeastern city about one hour from Sao Paulo. At least three people have died. “It’s a record epidemic. It’s bigger than the 11,500 cases registered in all of 2007,” said Andrea Von Zuben, who coordinates the Campinas dengue control program. Dengue is a viral infection carried by the aedes aegypti mosquito. The fever is like chronic influenza with severe headaches, muscle and joint pain, vomiting and a rash. Severe cases can be deadly. Three people have died of dengue this year in Campinas, women aged 27, 69 and 81. Three other deaths are being investiga ...
What about John mikel obi and Ramirez?
John Michael Nchekvube Obinna (born 22 April 1987 ) , commonly known as Mikel John Obi , John Obi Mikel or John Mikel Obi , is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a midfielder for English club Chelsea and the Nigeria national team . Mikel was born in Jos , Nigeria as John Michael Nchekvube Obinna , the son of Michael Obi , who runs an interstate transport company in Jos , Plateau State capital . [4 ] As his father was a member of the Igbo ethnic group , [ 5 ] " Nchekvube " means " hope " and " Obi " is a nickname for the Igbo name " Obinna " (meaning " Father 's heart " ) . [ 6 ] Mikel started his official football career at the age of 12, when selected as a talented footballer from over 3000 young talents to play in Pepsi Football Academy .
I support Nigeria too. I'm part Nigerian on my John Obi Mikel side.
John Mikel Obi, Finidi George and are Nigerians to have won UCL.
i honestly think we need John Obi Mikel services in our squad
SPACE FM NEWS - National Sport National Chairman of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club nationwide, Prince Vincent Okumagba, has tasked Chelsea Midfielder, John Mikel Obi to ensure that his debut at the World Cup finals was a memorable one. According to Okumagba, Mikel and other key players like Victor Moses, Emmanuel Emenike, Victor Nsofor and Peter Odemwingie will be the central players for the Super Eagles as such he had to be imaginative by defining and shaping the middle of the pack for the Nigerian side. It would be recalled that Mikel Obi missed the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa due to a knee injury. =
will be a great asset at chelsea. He might even reach the dizzy heights of John Obi Mikel
Why is Tiago Mendes being linked with Chelsea? He is a good player, but, he is 33 now and I'd rather have John Obi Mikel at the club.
The correct answer to Puzzle 10 is John Obi Mikel from Nigeria. Thumbs up to all who answered correctly.
BREAKING: PSG are ready to bid £40 million for Chelsea's ace midfielder John Obi Mikel. Chelsea fans will be sad to see such a player leave!
A very richman called Nelson Mandela died of Lung cancer, and his money couldn’t afford the price of LIFE! - Lady Diana died of car accident, her royalship couldnt favour her 2 live. - Kumlor Dumor died of cardiac arrest, his prestigious occupation couldn’t save him. - Prof. Mills just died recently, his Excellency couldnt save him. -Tito Villanova(fmr Barcelona coach) died of throat cancer, nothing was able 2 save him. You are not as rich as Tito Villanova; royal as Princess Diana; Famous as Nelson Mandela; More fluent in English than Kumlor Dumor, but u are moving here and there without any illness, yet, you are feeling lazy to type “Thank you God”.let us do it now. = Dont forget to like John Mikel Obi
John Obi Mikel should be with Barça don't know how you guys have kept, Mou is a genius.
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Can we all just take a moment to remember the fact that John Obi Mikel scored two goals this season. TWO IN ONE SEASON.
why would he want to come to us we will probably sign someone like John Obi Mikel
Would you rather play alongside Tom Cleverley or John Obi Mikel,
You'll end up with Tom Ince and John Obi Mikel ;-)
Oh my god John Obi Mikel should've got this.
i would love to see John Mikel Obi and Lionel Messi's hair style..
Lmao! Only thing to come out of Nigeria along with big Jon Obi Mikel
Inter Milan coach has hinted that he is looking to sign Chelsea and Nigeria International midfielder John Obi Mikel. ht…
I think it's high time Nigeria and Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi considered his future at Chelsea. He's been a good squad player in the last Byears Though not without a host of critics, even among Chelsea fansm he's gone on to play significant time under every Manager that has managed Chelsea since 2006. The second coming of Mourinho has seen him play much less time than he's played over the years, thus the need that he followed the path ploded by and both of whom had to move on to a top club, inorder to get the amount of play time that befits their status. Like Mata and Luiz, Mikel is under the radar of a number of notable top clubs in Europe among the interested clubs. His qualities as a player can't be overlooked, and for a club, with a big history as Inter Milan showing interest in him, it gives one the impression that Mikel Obi is indeed in a class of his own, as such it'd be unthoughful of him to consider their offer should they put one forward to him. In all fairness, the Seria A fits his pro ...
"Clues:. 2. I helped my team win the most recent Africa Cup of Nations. John Mikel Obi Nigeria
I've had some good ones. Sampha, John Obi Mikel, Michael Essien, Chris Purtlow. Personal favourite though: "Bubbles". Ha!
Chelsea FC of England’s midfielder John Mikel Obi will be the target of the Scots’ crunchy tackles on Wednesday, when Nigeria will clash with Scotland at the Craven Cottage Stadium in England in an international friendly game. Agency reports gathered by Sporting Life on Sunday from England suggests
Nigeria they can beat just look about team: John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses, Ahmad Musa, Eminike, Amoebi, Onazi, Ramon Azeez, Nosa Egiebor, Peter Mdemwengie, Obasi, Aluko, Ambros, Echijele,
My profane gratitude goes to the Nigeria-(CHELSEA) football LEGEND, "JOHN MIKEL OBI", for his love and kindness. May GOD keep you from all evil in Jesus name, Amen!
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260: The number of games elapsed between. John Mikel Obi's second and third goals for. Chelsea.
Nigerian international John Mikel Obi has lent his support to the campaign.
♛www.elotiTV.com♛ BRAZIL 2014: This is Your World Cup, Okocha Tells Mikel: Mikel Obi Duro Ikhazuagbe With exactly 29 days to the kick off of the World Cup 2014 in Brazil, Nigeria’s most talented footballer ever, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, yesterday insisted that Chelsea stalwart, John Mikel Obi, now has an opportunity to take his rightful place in the country’s football hall of Fame. Speaking at the launch of Super EaglesWorld Cup theme song at the Globacom Headquarters on Adeola Odeku Street in Victoria Island, Lagos yesterday, the former Bolton Wanderer mercurial playmaker said Mikel must prove to Nigerian football fans he truly deserve to lead the team. “This is the biggest opportunity for Mikel to seize control of the midfield and prove to Nigerians that he is capable of fitting into that role without questions. For me, this is Mikel’s World Cup. He did it very well at the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa and should be able to do better because the World Cup is a bigger stage,” obse ...
John Mikel Obi is more successful than Steven Gerrard both Club and Country! BOM
Andre Schurrle has come on for John Mikel Obi. 65 minutes gone.
John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Kenneth Omeruo have all been named in Stephen Keshi's 30-man provisional squad...
Congratulations also to John Mikel Obi, and for being named in Nigeria's World Cup squad!
Nigeria's John Mikel Obi's eight-year stint at Stamford Bridge could end this summer now he is behind Matic in the pecking …
John Mikel Obi move to Inter Milan is a done deal (for summer)
Kenneth Omeruo, Victor Moses, John Mikel Obi, Joseph Yobo, Peter Odemwingie and Shola Ameobi have been included in Nigeria's WC Prem squad
Nigerian midfielder John Mikel Obi shares his story from street soccer to elite football on his
JOSEP PEP GUARDIOLA AND Lionel Messi: COINCIDENCE OR NEXUS? INTRODUCTION If we can put aside the often raging debate about who is the best between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for a moment I would like to focus on Lionel Messi and compare his time playing under the Pep Guardiola with the rest of his career. I have borrowed and amended a table of Messi's goals tally below for reference. MESSI It is not debatable that Lionel Messi was a soccer prodigy having come up in the ranks winning the FIFA U-20 trophy in 2005 and beating John Mikel Obi to second place in the race to the tournaments Golden Ball. By then he had already become a first team player for Barcelona who had rescued him from his growth hormone deficiency syndrome by signing him and paying his $900 a month treatment. RIJKAARD YEARS He got his start for Barca first eleven under Frank Rijkaard in October 2004 and he performed creditably well under Frank Rijkaard who played him as a winger. His goals tallies under Rijkaard were 04/05 - 1 goal ...
How Mourinho Can Advance Into The Final Of The UEFA Champions League I will be looking at Mourinho’s performance through the eyes of strategy and offer some tips on how he can get past Atletico Madrid in the second leg of the UEFA Semi-Finals on Wednesday, April 30. A brief analysis of the first leg: Mourinho was predictable at the Calderon (Atletico Madrid’s home stadium). He went for a solid defensive line-up. You can always tell what mood Mourinho is in by whether or not he starts John Mikel Obi. If he starts Mikel, he prioritizes defense; if not, he wants to attack. He avoided defeat and was able to render the 90 minutes goalless but it was not a wise move. A better strategic alternative would have been to attack at the Calderon, away from home. Mourinho has a reputation of defending when away to good teams and attacking when at home. Reputation can be a strength – because it goes ahead of you and do some speaking and doing on your behalf. Entire battles have been won based on the reputation of ...
I am a Nigerian, but I av got to say it, Yaya Toure and John Mikel Obi, should never be compared!
Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi will not be playing against Atletico Madrid on April 30 in the Uefa Champions League semi-final second leg due to an accumulation of yellow cards.
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A very happy birthday to both John Mikel Obi and who turn 27 today!
Inter Milan want to sign John Mikel Obi from Chelsea.
Inter Milan set to splash 10Million pounds on John Mikel Obi.i think it wil b a gud move 4 him,as he is currently wasted at Chelsea
PURELY NAIJA greets, una good morning for another beautiful Saturday as we can confirm to you that Flying Eagles yesterday, Friday forced to another draw by Morocco in Casablanca after 2-2 draw on Wednesday. The Naija U-20 side played 1-1 yesterday noon in the 2nd leg of the friendlies and expected back home today. Meanwhile in another warm up match yesterday but in Abuja btw Golden Eaglets and Abuja-based Foremost College of Football, the National U-17 side defeated the Academy Boys 2-1. Still talking Nigerialy, Super Eagles midfielder, John Mikel Obi reportedly by The London Evening Standard that is in pole position to sign for the Italian giants, Inter Milan in the summer. While his current club, Chelsea have been paired together with the giant killers, A. Madrid for the semi-finals of UCL. And David Alaba's B. Munich will slug out with R. Madrid may be the German champions 'll break the record of winning UCL trophy back-to-back!
We dont have a 90,000 capacity stadium. We dont have 9 UCL Trophies, We don't have 20 EPL trophies. All we have is: 1 UEFA Champions League Cup, 1 Europa League Cup, 1 UEFA Supercup, 2 UEFA Winners cup, 4 EPL trophies, 4 League cups, 4 Community shields, 7 FA cups. We also have Abromovic the Boss, Bruce Buck the Chairman, Micheal Emenalo the Technical Director, Mourinho the Tactician, Steve Holland as the assistant, Rui Faria - Fitness Coach/Assistant, Silvino Louro - Goalkeeping Coach, Jose Morais - Technical Assistant. John "fantastic" Terry the Leader, Petr Cech the Saviour, Cahil the Trojan Defender, Ivanovic the Header, Azpilicueta the Fighter, Matic the spider, Luiz the Geezer, Lampard the Legend, Ramires the counter attacker, Hazard the Dribbler, Oscar the Magician, Salah the Egyptian, Etoo the tormentor, Borges Da Silva Willian the Sprinter, Andre Schurlle aka "Sola" the Shooter, Fernando Torres, Samuel Eto Fils "the big game player", John Mikel Obi "..fill in the gap.." & the rest are also the be ...
It is no longer news that Nigerian superstars - John Mikel Obi and Genevieve Nnaji - signed multi million Naira deal with Amstel Malta. However, the gist is that the lid has now been blown off the ...
1st leg of the Flying Eagles' warm ups against Morocco 'll come up this morning. Still talking today's matches on PURELY NAIJA. In the NPFL rescheduled ties, Kaduna Utd 'll host Bayelsa Utd in Kaduna, while the new comers, Giwa FC welcomes the champs, Kano Pillars to Jos. Enugu Rangers play host to Nembe City in Enugu, while in Europe, David Alaba's Bayern Munich in a crucial tie this evening in Munich sees the German and defending champions host the English champions, Man Utd in the 2nd leg of UCL. Also this evening, A. Madrid play host to Barcelona Vincente Calderon. Meanwhile yesternight, John Mikel Obi and his Chelsea teammates were in wild jubilation after their hard earn 2-0 win over PSG on the Bridge and progressed into Semis. Also yesternight, R. Madrid book their place in the last 4 of the UCL despite their 2-0 loss to B. Dortmund!
Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho has confirmed that the Super Eagles midfielder John Obi Mikel has been ruled out of today’s Premier League against Stoke City. The Portuguese coach who did not give the nature of Mikel’s injury revealed this during his pre-Stoke press conference at Cobham on Friday. Revealing the team’s injury updates ahead of the game, the good news is that Ashley Cole is back in the first team squad for the first time in a month, but the manager will be without Mikel and Samuel Eto’o. The media room at the club's training ground was virtually full as Mourinho spoke about a number of topics, including the type of challenge the team can expect from Mark Hughes's side today and the improvements made by his side this season. 'John Mikel Obi is injured, Eto'o is injured,' said the Portuguese. 'Van Ginkel is on his way back but still playing with the Under-21s. Ashley Cole is back with the squad.' Today's game will be the third meeting between the sides this season, with each having come ou ...
Name: John Mikel Nationality: Nigerian Date of Birth: 22/04/1987 Height: 188 cm Weight: 86.0 kg Previous Clubs: Lyn Oslo Position: Midfielder Chelsea career Following quickly on from the purchase of Salomon Kalou in the summer of 2006, the arrival of John Mikel Obi confirmed Chelsea's determination to add exciting young talent as well as established stars to a squad that had just won back-to-back league titles. Having smoothed out some rough edges both on and off the pitch, manager Jose Mourinho increasingly used Mikel's talent in the holding midfield role, especially when requiring a longer range of passing than other options including the feted Claude Makelele. As a junior Mikel had played more as an attacking midfielder. Named Chelsea Young Player of the Year, he survived an injury scare the week before the 2007 FA Cup Final to play the whole game. Chelsea beat Manchester United in the first final at the new Wembley. The 2007/08 campaign saw Mikel continue to grow in the 'Makelele' role, and by the end ...
FORMER Nigerian international, Garba Lawal, yesterday expressed concern over the form and few playing time given to Nigerian players at their various European clubs this season, arguing that it would be difficult for the Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, to prosecute the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup with match rusty players. The NFF technical committee member, who was recently appointed the team manager of Nigerian league side, Kaduna United, said yesterday in Abuja that Nigeria's best legs in Europe's lack of playing time ought to bother Keshi. Worried that such players as John Mikel Obi and Victor Moses, among others, were not regulars at their various clubs since the beginning of this season, the former Super Eagles' utility player, said, "I want to admit that I equally entertain fears just as any other Nigerian, concerning the bench role of our players at their European clubs. "The World Cup is not a tournament a coach prosecutes with the majority of his players either sitting on the bench or matc ...
Finidi George and Kanu Nwankwo with Ajax Amsterdam of Holland.. John Mikel Obi with Chelsea FC of England
Chelsea vs Galatasaray Pre- Match Briefing KEY STAT Chelsea are the only English team to have tasted victory at Galatasaray in the Champions League; Liverpool and Manchester United both lost on their more recent visits Talking Points Chelsea's third successive home victory over Everton on Saturday in the Premier League (our 66th against the Toffees) was the 150th victory of Jose Mourinho's two spells at Stamford Bridge. Our win and Norwich's success against Tottenham has produced a 10-point gap between top and fifth place with less than a third of the campaign to go. TACTICAL BRIEF David Luiz and John Mikel Obi, ruled out of the weekend victory over Everton, travelled to Istanbul with the squad. The availability of the pair will be important in this competition as former Benfica man Nemanja Matic (as well as ex-Basel winger Mohamed Salah) is ineligible. There was tactical flexibility and risk-taking in last Saturday's win. Chelsea's formation ended as a 4-1-4-1 or open triangle as Jose Mourinho calls it, ...
David Luiz and John Mikel Obi have travelled for Chelsea's Champions League last-16 first-leg tie at Galatasaray.
Mikel Fit For Drogba Reunion -As Chelsea, Galatasaray Clash In UCL Barely 24 hours after reports emerged about doubts over Chelsea of England midfielder, John Mikel Obi for Wednesday night’s UEFA Champions League battle away to Galatasaray of Turkey, the Super Eagles star has sensationally shot back into the spotlight for a possible clash against his former teammate, Didier Drogba. With all headlines across Europe hypoing the potential lock-of-horns between Drogba and his former Stamford Bridge colleagues, the initial talk had been that Mikel would miss the game with fitness issues, which ruled him out of last weekend’s ditch 1-0 win against Everton, but Chelsea boss, Jose Mourinho says the Nigeria star is good to go. Tuesday’s game will, therefore, be a chance for Mikel to prove his mettle in The Blues’ mainframe, as his main rival for a shirt in the squad, Nemanja Matic is cup tied and ruled out of the game against one of the teams that so desperately desired a transfer deal for the Eagles’ la ...
A squad of 21 players is travelling from London to Istanbul today (Monday) ahead of Wednesday's Champions League Round of 16 first- leg match. David Luiz and John Mikel Obi are both included. They missed Saturday's win over Everton due to injury and Oscar also travels. Jose Mourinho reported after Saturday's game that the Brazilian attacking midfielder, who was substituted at half-time, had discomfort in his ankle. Henrique Hilario is the third goalkeeper having been added, along with Tomas Kalas , to the Champions League squad A-List for the knockout phase. Nathan Ake is the one young player from the B-List travelling. January signings Nemanja Matic and Mohamed Salah cannot play for Chelsea in the Champions League this season having appeared in the group stage for their former clubs. The full squad is: Petr Cech , Mark Schwarzer , Henrique Hilario , John Terry , Gary Cahill , David Luiz , Ashley Cole , Cesar Azpilicueta , Branislav Ivanovic , Tomas Kalas , Nathan Ake, Frank Lampard , John Mikel Obi , Ram ...
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David Luiz and John Mikel Obi both travel as Chelsea fly out for their Champions League game against Galatasaray
Grammatically Inclined Patrick Obahiagbon needs no introduction as he's popularly known for his choice of words has reacted to has reacted to Nigerian/Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi's CAF award loss. See what the Chief of Staff to Edo State Governor below: "I am maniacally bewildered, overgassted and flabberwhelmed at the paraplegic crinkum crankum that characterised the Glo CAF awards culminating in an od oriferous saga *** gargantuan gaga! The jiggery pokery of CAF in crowning Yaya Toure instead of our very own prodigy John Obi Mikel is a veritable bugaboo that must be pooh-poohed by all compos mentis *** sapiens! The perfidy and Mendacity of all the apparatchic of sports suzerainty is not only repugnant but also insalubrious! I said to my self: What an anathematous disdain of the citizenry! What a deprecable descent from the sublime to the ridiculous! Who will curb the odoriferous excesses of this machavellian and mephistophelean cabal in the Confederation? With this state of affairs, i dare say t ...
by  Zara Mustapha   We are as eager to ask the questions as you are about to : What's going on between superstar actress Genevieve Nnaji and Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi? Photos emerged today, of the pair hopping on a private jet in true VIP style. Insiders are saying…
John Mikel Obi has revealed that his goal for the immediate future is to help the Super Eagles of Nigeria win ...
Nollywood Actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Super Eagles midfield marshal, John Mikel Obi were on Tuesday spotted heading into a private jet.They were captured by the sharp lens of paparazzi in a place believed to be South Africa.No one could ascertain what the two celebrities were up to, but close sourc...
The current rumour circulating the blogsphere is about the ongoing romance between Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji and footballer John Mikel Obi. Re...
MANCITY VS CHELSEA TACTICAL BRIEF The pattern in previous rounds of this competition has been that Jose Mourinho has rested a few of the players who have played the most. In the previous round's win against Stoke City he made five changes. In came Mark Schwarzer for Petr Cech , Ashley Cole for Cesar Azpilicueta , Frank Lampard and second-debutant Nemanja Matic for John Mikel Obi and John Terry (replaced at the back by David Luiz ), and Andre Schurrle for Ramires . This time around Terry, who has missed his first Premier League minutes of the season in the last week, is out. Gary Cahill limped away from the disappointing draw at the Hawthorns on Tuesday so his fitness is being assessed ahead of this game. Branislav Ivanovic is a possibility to play centre-back with Cole and Azpilicueta as full- backs. Manuel Pellegrini also has factors to contend with. The postponement of the home game against Sunderland meant a free week for his team, though the fixture will have to be crammed into their busy schedule at ...
John Mikel Obi becomes the 2nd African to make 200 appearances for
John Mikel Obi deserves this award says Toure : -
Here's John Mikel Obi trying to find his scoring touch in training this morning...
John Mikel Obi, the fourth overseas player to make 300 appearances for Chelsea, looks at his career at the club so far:
John Mikel Obi, now with over 300 games to his name, looks at his Chelsea career so far:
Victor Ikpeba has advised John Mikel Obi to use the disappointment of losing the African Player of the Year title as a springboard to perform even better and win it soon. Read more here:
Chelsea FC 3s John Mikel Obi and Nemanja Matic, not involved today, have just arrived and are signing autographs.
ENGLISH CLASS: SENTENCE: "John Mikel Obi will be awarded 2014 Ballon d'Or" QUESTION: What kind of tense is this? Give your answers.
John Mikel Obi has appreciated Nigerian football fans for the support showed him before and after last week’s Glo/CAF African Football Award
John Mikel Obi deserves this award says Toure
PHOTOS: Mikel Obi Shares Photo Of Himself And His Russian Girlfriend Having Fun John Mikel Obi recently shared photos of his russian girlfriend, Olga Diyachenko. Well, all ye Ladies tripping for mikel, i think it's time to move on. We hear that are serious and they live together in . See Photos and Read more:
The Super Eagles’ and Chelsea FC football star, John Mikel Obi, is apparently in romantic relations.
Photos: Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi and his Russian girlfriend loved up SEE HERE
Eagles Salute Maigari Over Awards Sweep. Tip Mikel For Future. Despite Super Eagles and Chelsea midfield maestro, John Mikel Obi not being named the African Footballer of the Year at Thursday’s awards ceremony in Lagos, it was plaudits galore for the NFF President, Alhaji Aminu Maiagari, his executive committee and all Nigerians over the near clean sweep of Read More...
No marter what hapen john mikel obi still my africa best player
WHY MIKEL DID NOT WIN African Footballer OF THE YEAR AWARD Last night in Lagos, Nigeria hosted the CAF awards for African Footballers, coaches and teams that excelled in 2013. It came as a shock to many Nigerians when Sunday Oliseh (former Super Eagles star) announced the winner of the most prestigious of the awards, which is the “best player of the year” (for 2013) and the winner was Ivory Coast’s Yaya Toure, instead of Nigeria’s John Mikel Obi as expected by most Nigerian football fans. In the build-up to the awards, it was time for football politics to come to the fore once again. Yes, football politics. Over the years, national and linguistic parochialism usually came to play in the minds of Africans in choosing which player should win the award, colouring sane judgment of quality and consistency of players’ performance during a calendar year. Till date, many Nigerians have not come to terms with how one of the most skillful players – if not THE most skillful – to have ever come out of A ...
CAF Award of the year: John mikel obi deserved it- African best Yaya Toure insist
Chelsea vs Juventus - John Mikel Obi shares his thoughts ahead of the match.
2014 African Footballer of the year JOHN MIKEL OBI missed-out.so PAINFUL
Apologies to anybody that may be offended by this piece. John Mikel Obi in my own opinion doesn't deserve the African Footballer of the Year award for the outgone year. Some people were carried away by sentiment, saying since he's a Nigerian,we should give him all the support needed and to also break the 16-years jinx since it was last won by Kanu Nwankwo. To set the record straight, the award is an individual award for the best African player and not primarily based on what your team achieved. Nigerians were saying, shebi Mikel won the nation's cup nd Europa Cup with Chelsea, but can I ask how vital were his contributions to the EUROPA title? Mikel performed well for the National team in 2013, no doubt about it but using our "church mind", was he the only one responsible for our string of successes?(have we forgotten Sunday Mbah goals against ivoire coast nd burkina faso that gave us the cup,the outstanding performance by Vincent Enyeama and other players like Ahmed Musa,Emmanuel Emenike,oboabona and co ...
John Mikel Obi deserves this award says Toure “I thank my family for their support and also congratulate John Obi Mikel, who also deserved this award,” said Toure, who was a key player for both club and country last year.
2bad,John Mikel Obi couldnt make it to b awarded African Best Player Of The Year..Though he need it bt Yaya Toure deserv it
John Mikel obi, we 9ja luvs u like wise 2 other countries. Just keep ur gud footballing up, next year will be urs. Up Super Eagles of 9ja
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*BREAKING NEWS... PDP accuses APC for john mikel obi lose in CAF award!
Thank You very much John Mikel Obi for bringing back honour & pride to Nigerian football again if for nothing we now have a Nigerian player been nominated again for African best after the days of Rashidi yekini,Emmanuel Amuneke,Victor Ikpeba,Kanu Nwankwo,Austin Okocha,Daniel Amokachi e.t.c...Thanks Mikel...
John mikel Obi deserve African player of the year 2013 cos he won nations cup and Europa League at club level. What is your opinion about it?
Its a pitty, John mikel Obi was nt crown African Best nawa o when will it be 4 Nigeria again
Yaya Toure again! I think John Mikel Obi deserves it more than d Ivorian.
What? Did they say Yaya John Mikel Obi won the Glo CAF award? Ooh!! Not again!!
me John Mikel Obi is the African Player of the year 2013. CAF to hail with you. Yaya Toure my foot. Day light robbery! Africa wake up! This is unacceptable.
this has to do wit politice (APC) , Y nt 2013 gold medalist OBI JOHN MIKEL
President Goodluck Jonathan has inaugurated a 20-member committee to probe why John Obi Mikel was not voted African Player of the Year.
The idea of Yaya winning African Footballer of the year award ahead of our own John Mikel Obi, is a preconceived one.
John Obi Mikel runner up African player of the year award.
John Obi Mikel was runner up in the African Player of the Year Award, behind the amazing Yaya Toure congrats to him but commiserations John
Atleast He Made it to the 2nd Position Out of Millions of African Players.Congratulation JOHN MIKEL OBI
John Mikel, Obi won laurels with club and country and that's not enough?? CAF, under the dictator Hayatou stinks!!!
African football must have been pretty poor last year if John Obi Mikel finished 2nd in footballer of the year
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REMINDER: Chelsea's John Mikel Obi is the first Nigerian to have made the shortlist [top THREE] since 2004.
Mtchew! CAF *** John Mikel Obi. Keep playing harder better are yet to come!
Is it true that JOHN MIKEL OBI was rubbed of his right??
John mikel obi,u were robbed of d award but never the less all dissappointment is a blessing.I wish u more success in ur future endeavour.Just keep ya head up.
OMG John mikel obi has been robbed of d glo African Footballer of d year award!!! 2 *** wit Isah hayatou & his francophone cabal in CAF
John Obi Mikel is the second best African right now 🙈
' I feel very pained for John Mikel Obi, bcos he was just overshadowed on his own soil, well... He shd also …
MIKEL IS AFRICAN RUNNER-UP: John Mikel Obi came second in the voting for the African Footballer of the Year 2013.
I hope APC won't blame GEJ and PDP for the failure of John Obi Mikel to win the CAF African Player of the year …
John Obi Mikel came in a private jet he should trek back to london for not winning the award"
Yaya Toure is one the best players in the world but I don't think he deserved the award ahead of John Obi Mikel this time around
The Ivoirian won the title for a third straight time beating compatriot Didier Drogba and local favourite John Obi Mikel.
John Mikel Obi is africa's finest,best! The award was compromised...Mikel RULES!!!
I've never been to Nigeria but I like to imagine that they all walk around with John Obi Mikel masks on.
John Obi Mikel came, he saw, but.Yaya Toure conquered!!!
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Enyeama would have been a worthier nominee than John Mikel Obi
John Mikel Obi came to Nigeria in Chelsea's private jet to attend the 2013 CAF Awards.
"We all need to encourage him not to diss him.Congrats to John Obi Mikel!!!"
John Mikel Obi is runner-up in the voting for Africa Footballer of the Year 2013:
Congratulations Toured Yaya, John Mikel Obi and Didier Drogba. U are prides of Africa.
BREAKING NEWS: A committee has been set up to investigate why John Mikel Obi didn't win the African Footballer of The Year Award after being flown in from Chelsea Jet.
All i know John Mikel Obi is the African Footballer of the year.CAF should go to *** This is absolute rubish...
A big slam on John Mikel Obi and its fans as Yaya Toure wins again
Vincent Enyeama, John Mikel Obi and Emmanuel Emenike have been selected in Africa's Dream Team for 2013. And the coach is none other than Stephen Keshi! Go Super Eagles!
Congrats John Mikel Obi on d midfeilder Award n kudos to Yaya Toure on d world best African Footballer" Courtesy of GLO CAF AWARD"
John Mikel Obi. better luck next tym
Yaya Toure beat john mikel obi and Didier Drogba to win africa best player of the year
I'm highly disappointed that JOHN MIKEL OBI can not win this award.so painful# moody
John mikel obi we luv u jos improve more 2moro could b ur turn dat is life heros is turn by turn ur wil come.
YAHYA TOURE African Footballer of the year. Beta luck next time JOHN MIKEL OBI. ;)
Congrats to our man John mikel obi 4 becoming second best africa player 2013
John Mikel Obi deserved it & Once again another major robbery on our own soil, Sad Stuff!!! Return Roman Abrahimovic's jet
A wonderful moment to all NIGERIANS but a bad one for john mikel obi. congrate to you Yaya Toure.
JOHN MIKEL OBI is good-but Yaya Toure is better(Africa gave a signal of not being PARTIAL @ all cost to the world)*
Fellow Nigerians , john mikel Obi, have been robed of the Caf award. Nawa so PDP dey for football again.
O my GOD. JOHN MIKEL OBI has been robbed out of my eyes
Finally its not JOHN MIKEL OBI of nigeria, its YAHYA TOURE of Ivory Coast. AFRICA FOOTBALL OF YEAR.
Am not arroganttoure,john mikel obi is just beta dan u...(sad mood)
John Mikel Obi is first runner up Glo CAF African Player of the Year 2013
John Mikel Obi turned out to be first runner up and Didier Drogba as 2nd runner up at
i hurt tonight for John Mikel Obi. To be honest though, Yayadeserves this
Its Yahaya Tou're not John Mikel Obi. I just knew it Kunle Olajide, Christian Chukwuma I told you.
Truth be told, John Mikel Obi deserved the Glo CAF Player of the Year award more than Yaya Toure who won it.
Among JOHN MIKEL OBI, DIDER DROGBA, Yaya Toure, why must Yaya Toure won the african player of the year ? This is ojoro joor
Yaya Wins CAF Award -Man City Ace Gets Third Title -As Nigerians Weep For Mikel All expectations of victory for Chelsea of England star, John Mikel Obi at Thursday night’s Glo-CAF Awards in Lagos came to nothing, as his English Premier League rival at Manchester City, Yaya Toure picked up his straight title in the illustrious African Footballer of The Year. In contrast with expectations of teeming Nigerian soccer lovers and analysts, who felt the award gala was brought to Lagos in order to herald the return of a Super Eagles star to the podium, Mikel’s compatriots from the host nation left in consternation and anger, as the prize stayed in Cote d’Ivoire instead. However, several Nigerian at awards venue inside Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos and those who followed the event on television from their living rooms and viewing centres across the nation went to be with agitations and insinuations over what they felt was ‘another conspiracy by Francophone dominated soccer technocrats and tact ...
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John Mikel Obi wins d Caf best player for 2013. Congrats bro!!! Lets go to d Samba city and make HISTORY!!!
Nigeria Vincent Eyeama, John mikel obi, Emanuel emenike and Coach Stephen Keshi make African best Eleven and Coach of the year
Breaking News; Africa footballer of the year ' John Mikel Obi.
God of soccer please give John Mikel Obi this Award.
Nigeria on the Street : Glo/CAF Awards: John Mikel Obi to fly to Lagos in Chelsea jet
I heartly congratulate John Mikel Obi for attaining the throne as Africa best in footballing.Congratulation Nigerians
I wish John mikel obi to be crowned as africa footballer of the year 2013/2014.
African best award is going on live on AIT john mikel obi on my mind
John Mikel Obi u are good to go. African Footballer of d year. Nigerians are solidly behind u.up mikel up Nigeria
How many of you want John Mikel Obi to be crowned African best player tonight? HIT THE "LIKE" BUTTON WITH SPEED NOW!!!
Happy for John Mikel Obi! All of these will definitely boost his confidence. The goal, the trophies and this very award!
John mikel obi will emerge as the winner in the CAF competition tonight because he deserve the honour.pals,i hope i'm right?
John mikel obi congratulation for the Africa best player of the year, meny more in chelsea and nigeria, up Blus.,.
I wish John Mikel Obi success at d on-going Glo/Caf awards. U deserve it man.Go win it for Naija!
Congrats to all Nigerians and John mikel obi as a footballer king in Africa
The did as been done,john mikel obi mr african best player!
John MIKEL obi set to win Caf footballer of the year award. Whoever that is against it should go and die.
Who do u root for?,john mikel obi or Yaya Toure'chelsea vs man city'.
God be with john mikel obi tonight to bring home this prestigious award to Nigeria and entire chelsea fans
Pls John Mikel Obi win d Afcon 2nite 4 me so dat my Birthday will b 1 2 remember,Up mikel up 9ija nd up Chelsea 1 luv.
Not sure about John Mikel Obi, wining african best tonight, but am very sure about C. Ronaldo wining the ballon d'or.
AWARD2014, John Mikel Obi=African Footballer of the year, Team Nigeria=best national team, Stephen Keshi=best coach, Nigeria supporters club=best fans. Watch out tonight
I speak in the name that is above every other name{JESUS}John Mikel Obi will be emerge as the 2013 Africa Footballer of the year{AMEN}
join me as we vote john mikel obi as caf player of d yr. LET GO THERE.
Am just praying seriously 4 John Mikel Obi 2 emerge as African best footballer of the year.
Something tells me John Mikel Obi will be Crown African Footballer of the year tonight
Don Zola hangout with john mikel obi, mikel seem u as winnerof CAF.
John mikel obi,.i wish you all the best today.may you find favour in the side of God and that of men.(GOODLUCK)
Live 7pm! To 9th lm celebrating the Caf Award of John Mikel Obi Nigeria International hope of this Nation.Future supper eagles, Chelsea, Captain. Ur hope,and my hope. Any1 wthout hope is hopless bcs if u gt some1 like john Mikel obi in ur FAMILY you will celebrate wth him to 9th. Just imagin CHELSEA jET FLEW him down from london to lagos.o NWAM i.e My son, i no 1 day u will mke me proud. I celebrate wth u brothr.
Pls all support 4 john mikel obi as he will b crown d african best 4 2013/2014
The Choosen one John Mikel Obi for Caf player of d year coming to Nigeria in a private jet from Chelsea
All the best JOHN MIKEL OBI. The man for d big occasion.
Cast ur vote: john mikel obi and Yaya Toure as the afrcan best player(CAF awards)
Mikel is a Very good player,not minding what he has been through in Chelsea as a team.Changing of Coaches Continously is a problem for all the players in the club, including Frank Lampard. Mikel is world class player any day any time.
Lets discuss 100% FOOTBALL on with the sports gang of TOPIC: Between JOHN MIKEL OBI, Yaya Toure & Didier Drogba, Which of them Deserves to be crowned as the Glo-CAF African Footballer OF THE YEAR today. Remember the award holds today at 8pm in LAGOS. State your reasons for choosing any of them. Also football gists in the TRANSFER WINDOW in Europe and Lots more. Lego!
John mikel obi for Africa's best player of the year, I support that.terry G -bad belle troway troway.!
Who do you think deserves to win the Glo/CAF African Player of the Year Award 2014. a) John Mikel Obi b) Yaya Toure c) Didier Drogba
Oh really? John Mikel Obi wearing "Agbada" to the African Footballer Of The Year award? Why can't he wear his igbo cloth? Lol
to night am give it to JOHN MIKEL OBI
Congratulations 2 my country man JOHN MIKEL OBI 4 winner of AFRICA BEST FOOTBALLER OF D YEAR
Mayimum suport 4rm my heart to John mikel obi,go 4 d crown...
Among John mikel Obi, Yaya Toure and Didier Drogba who will be crouwned African best player 2 night in Lagos Nigeria. What do u think?
Hm,will our own John Mikel Obi be crowned the king of African football tonight?
John Mikel Obi Keshi, Mba, Iheanacho, Eagles also listed for awards tonight By Duro Ikhazuagbe The 2013 Glo-CAF Awards ceremony is just hours away. African Footballers and administrators are eagerly looking forward to this evening to find out who will be winners and losers in the event slated to honour Africans who have distinguished themselves in the Beautiful Game in the last one year. Already, sponsors of the event, Globacom Limited, is not sparing anything to make this awards night a memorable one at the prestigious Eko Hotel in Lagos. Fourteen years ago was the last time a Nigerian tasted the sweetness of being crowned the king of African football. Nigeria’s football legend, Nwankwo Kanu, who survived a heart condition that could have ended his fledgling career, raced to the top honour in 1999. Since then, the drought set in. Nigeria that dominated the initial stage of the prime football honour list in the continent, with Rashidi Yekini winning the sophomore edition (1993), Emmanuel Amuneke (1994) ...
CAF will name their African Footballer of the Year tonight - Didier Drogba, John Mikel Obi or Yaya Toure? Who would you name?
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John Mikel Obi: I am coming for the CAF awards. I will be flown in and out of Nigeria by the Chelsea jet.
John Mikel Obi and Sunday Mba up for CAF awards tonight. Can they make Nigeria proud?
Glo CAF awards. John Mikel Obi ahead of Didier Drogba & Yaya Toure or ?
some hours more 4 JOHN MIKEL OBI 2 be crown king of africa!!!
I wish our own boy. John mikel obi. As new africa football of d year 2013
They are all awesome but which of these players should be crowned the African Player of the Year - Ahmed Musa / Emmanueal Emenike / John Mikel Obi / Vincent Enyeama?
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