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AFCON: Mikel Returns To Eagles' Training Ahead Of South Africa Clash

Mikel Obi, Super Eagles captain John, has returned to training ahead of Nigeria’s quarter-final clash against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the ongoing AFCON on Wednesday.


Mikel, who was earlier ruled out of the competition with a knee injury, took part in a light training during the team’s recovery session on Sunday at the Helnan Palestine Hotel.

The former Chelsea player, who missed Eagles’ 3-2 win over Cameroon in the Round of 16 on Saturday, is now said to be back for contention in the team for the last eight fixture.

The Trabzonspor of Turkey new signing was substituted in Nigeria’s final Group game against Madagascar, and it was reported that he recovered in time to play part in the competition.

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