Or you want to check out if they are married? Club career Early career Son of Michael Obi, working in a transport company, Mikel hails from Jos, capital of Plateau State in the center of the country. He started to enter the world of football at the age of 12 when he was spotted for his talent among young players to play with the Pepsi Football Academy. A top prospect in Nigerian football, the Norwegian club FK Lyn Oslo transferred him in , having been nominated in the summer of 2nd best player of the World Cup under 20 years of age. Netherlands, lost in final against Argentina. Chelsea In Chelsea snatched the Nigerian midfielder from Manchester United after a tumultuous time, both clubs claiming him.
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Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window Get ready to hide behind your sofa, Chelsea fans. Eden Hazard has once again been talking about his future at Stamford Bridge. That terrible performance and result aside, Hazard has yet to sign a new contract at Chelsea and as links with a move to Real Madrid continue the Belgian star has admitted he could leave the Blues in the summer.
If I have to go back to France one day, it would be to Lille. But his admission, once again, that he could leave Chelsea with one year left on his contract suggests that Real and other European giants will be licking their lips at the prospect of signing the star attacker in a cut-price deal.
Among Nigerian footballers, only the team’s lead player John Obi Mikel is allowed to date Russian women, according to Gernot Rorh, the Nigerian team’s coach.
In a live Instagram video she conducted today, footballer, John Mikel Obi’s Russian wife, Olga, revealed how they met and started dating. Olga who referred to Mikel as her husband, said: We lived there for 5 years. As my parents were leaving the flat, I dropped off the keys at his flat and that was how we met and started off as friends and then grew into lovers. Olga who welcomed their set of twin girls in , said their kids don’t have any Igbo or Russian names because they are citizens of the world.
Olga said they would decide which tradition to follow, either Russian, British where they were born or Nigerian. When asked whether she watches Nollywood movies, Olga said “I don’t watch Nollywood movies. Mikel watches a lot of Nigerian movies. I don’t watch them. I love listening to Nigerian music. They have nice beats”. She says she would support Mikel and Nigeria during the world cup in Russia Na make God just forgive my already polluted mind, coz she too like to do face like person wey dey climax Shinarlaura come drop your key for my house 33 Likes 1 Share Team foreign girls 79 Likes 2 Shares I am sure she must have known for a while that a rich soccer player lived in their apartment block and that’s why she was eager to be the one to return the key.
Family Reunion: Mikel Obi, Russian Wife & Twin Daughters Visit His Parents In Nigeria (Photos)
It is stuck in my head and driving me crazy. If anyone can help I would be so grateful. I can remember almost the entire movie, I just can’t recall what it’s called, and I can’t find it anywhere online. It starts out with a young girl I cannot for the life of me remember this girl’s name appearing and talking to the floating head of her master, as he describes her assignment for the competition between her and two other girls for the chance to become a master witch. Her assignment is a guy named Richard.
Both the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick, and the Super Eagles squad have made significant financial contributions, but captain John Mikel Obi has now stepped in to assist.
According to the historian Sen Luka Gwom Zangabadt,  the area known as Jos today was inhabited by indigenous ethnic groups who were mostly farmers. According to Billy J. Dudley,  the British colonialists used direct rule for the indigenous ethnic groups on the Jos plateau since they were not under the Fulani emirates where indirect rule was used. It was the discovery of tin by the British that led to the influx of other ethnic groups such as the Hausa , Igbo , Yoruba , thus making Jos a cosmopolitan city.
According to the white paper of the commission of inquiry into the crisis, Ames, a British colonial administrator, said that the original name for Jos was Gwosh which was a village situated at the current site of the city; according to Ames, the Hausa wrongly pronounced Gwosh as Jos and it stuck. To distinguish it from the hill tops, it was called “Jas,” which was mis-pronounced by the British as “Jos.
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He started his official football career at the age of 12 when picked as a talented footballer from over young talents to play in Pepsi Football Academy. A team which at that particular time was well known for going around Nigeria to search for the best there is from all the upcoming future stars, young talents to later move on to rather more professional football.
Already then Obi stud out to all the scouts. He got picked to play in a top-flight team Plateau United also known for making stars from players like Celestine Babayaro, Victor Obinna, Chris Obodo and many more which moved on to playing in European teams and representing their country later on in their careers. He decided to keep the new name, saying that it had a special ring to it.
John Mikel Obi Photos Photos – Lee Cattermole of Sunderland controls the ball under pressure of John Mikel Obi of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea at.
His father was said to be adducted a week ago the call was made to the former Chelsea star just four hours before their crucial World Cup fixture with the last berth on the line. After being rescued by police after a ‘gun duel’, the veteran Super Eagles midfielder opened up about the horrific experience of not being able to talk about the ordeal, even to manager Gernot Rohr. I did not know what to do, but in the end I knew that I could not let million Nigerians down,” he said.
Obi stood out to scouts and was later picked to play for top-flight club Plateau United , a side that had previously developed stars Celestine Babayaro , Victor Obinna and Chris Obodo , among others, that went on to success in European leagues. He decided to keep the new name, saying that it had a “special ring to it. He had an excellent tournament until Nigeria reached the final, where they lost 2—1 to Argentina.
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MOSCOW — Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel faced Argentina on June 26 knowing that his father was being held for ransom, but did not tell anyone about it as the kidnappers threatened to shoot “instantly” if authorities were informed. The elder Obi was on his way to a funeral in southeastern Nigeria from Jos when he was abducted along the Makurdi-Enugu expressway on June The news was announced by the Enugu State Police Command via its official Twitter account, and only then did Mikel speak publicly about the incident.
He returned to hospital on Tuesday after some of the sutures broke, and Mikel is considering flying his father abroad for further treatment. I did not know what to do, but in the end I knew that I could not let million Nigerians down,” Mikel said. I was told that they would shoot my dad instantly if I reported to the authorities or told anybody. So as much as I wanted to discuss it with the coach, I could not do it. The midfielder flew home to England almost immediately to deal with the situation, and is scheduled to return to China, where he plays his club football, later Tuesday.
The first incident was in ; he was released 10 days after being abducted. Security will be enhanced around the player’s family in Nigeria, Mikel’s adviser said.
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Seriously, this is all about his dwindling career. Mikel was that young lad, a delight of the nation when at the age of 12 he made it as a talented player to the prestigious Pepsi Football Academy. He dazzled us with skills and humility and in no time, big clubs had to battle for his signature. He was prematurely unveiled by Manchester United before being gazumped by Chelsea. Indeed, It was a war between the English football mighty.
For the third match in a row, Nigerian captain, John Mikel Obi, has been left out of the Super Eagles squad, and this has led many to wonder if the former Chelsea star has silently retired from international football with officials not in a hurry to make this big announcement!
Mikel Obi started playing football at the age of 12 when he was identified as a talented footballer who to play for the Pepsi Football Academy. He was chosen from around others young and talented players. The Pepsi Football Academy at that point in time was known for touring across Nigeria hunting for bright and young footballers who have a dream and talent to play internationally. Mikel was identified as a great player amongst them and was picked to play for Plateau United one of the top fight club.
His parents Michael Obi runs an inter-state transport company. The family has kept the Nickname and is known by it. Obi has been the brand ambassador for Pepsi and Samsung which adds to his net worth. He owns a huge mansion in London. He is living a dream that everymen can only think of.