Breaking News : Mikel leaves Chelsea This New Team..

July 25, 2016

The Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has left the London club to join Nigeria’s Olympic team at their training camp in Atlanta Georgia, United States of America.

The Nigeria senior team captain took to his official Instagram page (@John_mikel_obi) to make the announcement.

Mikel posted a picture of a training session with Chelsea with the caption: “First part of Chelsea preseason done. Off to Atlanta to join the Nigeria team for the Olympics 2016.”

"Mikel Obi has left Chelsea to join Nigeria's U-23 team in their Atlanta camp ahead of the Rio Olympics"

Mikel Obi has left Chelsea to join Nigeria’s U-23 team in their Atlanta camp ahead of the Rio Olympics

According to an official in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) who chose to remain anonymous, John Mikel Obi and four other top players joined the Nigeria U-23 team at their Atlanta camp.

The other players are William Troost-Ekong, Kingsley Madu, Oghenekaro Etebo and Daniel Akpeyi.

Mikel and the other players are in line to feature in the team’s final warm-up match against Rio-bound Honduras on Tuesday, July 26.

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  • Reply Rabiu abisoye July 26, 2016 at 1:05 pm

    My man, God bless you go and win olympics gold for me.

  • Reply moses July 27, 2016 at 6:11 am

    my chairman go and join them lo lele
    dat Olympic is good

  • Reply roland July 29, 2016 at 12:19 pm

    obi is finished datz y chelsea ar not using him again

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