Tag: John Mikel Obi

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 18, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 18th of February

Follow the link to read the story on YNaija:       #NigeriaDecides: Snatch ballot boxes at the expense of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

Mikel, Ighalo dropped from Super Eagles team to face Senegal, Burkina Faso

by Dolapo Adelana Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has released a 23-man list of players for this month’s international ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 6, 2017

“You’ll always be part of who I’m…” | Mikel Obi pens emotional departure message to Chelsea fans

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has penned an emotional message to his “Chelsea family” as he leaves the club ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 4, 2016

Chelsea yet to speak with Mikel over new deal – Conte

Antonio Conte says neither him nor Chelsea have held contract extension talks with midfielder John Mikel Obi. Mikel who is ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 15, 2016

Mikel, Iheanacho, Musa shortlisted for 2016 Glo CAF Awards

The trio of Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa have been shortlisted for the 2016 African ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2016

Rio Olympics: I put more than £30,000 into Dream Team – Mikel Obi

Captain of Nigeria’s bronze winning team at the Rio 2016 Olympics, John Mikel Obi has revealed the poor training conditions the team ...

Isime EseneAugust 22, 2016

Nigeria’s Winner and Losers at the #RioOlympics – A quick roundup

by Tolu Omoyeni The curtains have been drawn on Rio 2016 today and it’s been a roller-coaster two weeks of ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 21, 2016

From Rio to Manilla, here are the top 10 photos from the past week

From the victors at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio De Janeiro to the heavy monsoon rains in Manilla that have ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 21, 2016

#RioOlympics: Japanese Dr. Katsuya Takasu sidelines NFF, hands $390,000 personally to Dream Team

After winning Nigeria’s only medal at Rio 2016, the heavens smiled on the Dream Team, as Japanese philanthropist Dr. Katsuya Takasu ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 19, 2016

#RioOlympics: We deserved to lose against Germany – Siasia, Mikel

Coach of the National Under-23 team Samson Siasia and captain Mikel Obi have said that Nigeria did not deserve to win ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 15, 2016

Sports Ministry returns $4600 to Mikel Obi

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has refunded the sum of $4,600 to captain of the Under-23 team Mikel Obi ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 14, 2016

#RioOlympics: We We have paid all outstanding allowances – Dalung

Minister of Youths and Sport development Solomon Dalung has stated that the national U-23 football team have been paid all outstanding allowances. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 13, 2016

#RioOlympics: Nigeria qualifies for semi-final

Nigeria’s football team have qualified for the semi final of the Rio 2016 football event. The Under-23 national team defeated ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 28, 2016

No player here is hungry, I didn’t donate $30,000 to anyone – Mikel Obi

Captain of Team Nigeria to the Rio Olympics, John Mikel Obi has denied reports that he gave $30,000 dollars to ...

Oreoluwa PetersJanuary 25, 2016

Innocent ‘2Baba’ Idibia speaks on alleged rift with Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi

Few years ago, rumours emerged that Super Eagles star, John Mikel Obi snubbed Nigerian music icon, Innocent ‘2Baba’ Idibia at ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Here is the Super Eagles list for Congo and South Africa qualifiers

by Mark Bassey The Nigerian Football Federation has called up 23 players for next month’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations ...

April 20, 2014

Book review: Sir Alex Ferguson through the eyes of a Man. United fan

by Shafi’i Muhammad Abdulhamid “It was important to the Glazers that there was no long period of speculation when my retirement ...

April 1, 2014

John Mikel Obi, Ayo Alli, Blessing Okagbare make the list! SEE the 10 most powerful people in Sports – #YNaijaPowerList

by Wilfred Okiche When it comes to sports, these young men and women pack all the punches and score all ...

March 26, 2013

Mikel Obi denies reports of marriage introduction to Delta soap model, Sandra Okagbue (PICTURED)

by Chi Ibe 25-years-old John Mikel Obi is said to be preparing for a March 31 marriage introduction ceremony to model, ...

March 8, 2013

Mikel Obi, Victor Moses, Chisom Mbonu… SEE the most influential young people in sports #YNaijaPowerList

by Yomi Kazeem Everywhere you look, sports is big business. The global appeal is clear to see when major events ...

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