Mikel Obi confirms returns to Super Eagles for 2019 AFCON in Egypt



John Obi Mikel has confirmed his return to Nigeria’s Super Eagles for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in .

The Middlesbrough midfielder last played for Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup in Russia and didn’t play a part in the qualifier for this year’s Nations Cup.

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Confirming his availability, a top team official said: “Mikel has met with coach (Gernot) Rohr in England and he has confirmed he will feature at the Nations Cup in .”

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This comes after the head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr had a chat with the former Chelsea star ahead of the Nations Cup.

The 32-year-old Obi who has won 85 caps for Nigeria also has six goals since his full international debut in 2005 against Libya.

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